7.30p.m. - 9.00p.m.
Hamilton Room, Central Branch, Hamilton Public Library
How a Book Got Born - writing, collecting, selecting, the concept, drafts, working title, cover design, interior artwork, substantive and copy edits, track changes, rights, contract, timeline constraints, promotion and distribution, reader reactions.
DAVID HASKINS’ poetry and prose is published in many books (his first being Reclamation, Borealis Press, 1980), journals, anthologies. His work won first prizes from CBC, CAA (Niagara), Ontario Poetry Society, and Arts Hamilton and has been broadcast coast to coast and posted on several internet sites. His current book, and the subject of May’s LitChat, This House Is Condemned, Wolsak and Wynn 2013, is a literary memoir.