This year’s Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl included three panels covering topics on translating, writing, publishing, and building a career, and was wrapped up by a very special keynote address by Chapman University Presidential Scholar, Rebecca Skloot.

Translate Confidently: Writing Across Cultures
Panelists: Allan MacVicar, Alison Williams*, Nachoem M. Wijnberg

Work Courageously: Landing a Job, Building a Career

Panelists: Drew Young*, Mackenna Cummings*, Deborah Escalante*, John Carlo Encarnacion*

Write Boldly: Publishing & Promoting Your First Book

Panelists: Lynette Beers*, Nicole Connolly*, Steve Barker*, Sarah Nicole Smetana*

*Chapman University Alumni

Keynote Address
By Rebecca Skloot, Presidential Fellow and author of NYT Bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


At the end of the night, the audience enjoyed a reception, and each copy of the book was gifted to a number of lucky winners in a raffle. All books were available for purchase and signatures by the authors.

The Leatherby Libraries is honored to partner with the Department of English to host Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl.

Look out for next year’s Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl!