CBC Members: Join Us at Forum on February 17!
Thursday, February 17, 2011
CBC members, please join us for our next CBC Forum, "From the Teen's Perspective" - a panel discussion on what really interests teens.
Moderated by Carol Fitzgerald, Founder/President of TheBookReportNetwork.com, which includes Teenreads.com.
Our distinguished panelists will include:
Sara Shandler, VP & Editorial Director, Alloy Entertainment - a creative think tank that develops and produces original books, television series, and feature films. Sara began her career in publishing as the author of the New York Times bestseller, Ophelia Speaks, and as a writer for Seventeen magazine.
Sabrina Rojas Weiss, Editor, MTVNews.com
Jack Martin, Assistant Director for Public Programs and Lifelong Learning, New York Public Library
2 teen bloggers, including Nicole from WORD for Teens.com
Teens ready to share their opinions!
In keeping with the teen theme, the conversation will be followed by a pizza party!
Please mark your calendars to join the dialogue!
When: Thursday, February 17, 4-6:30pm
Where: Random House, Cafe Auditorium Second Floor, 1745 Broadway (between 55th and 56th)
The details: This forum provides a valuable opportunity for publishers to hear what teens really think and what grabs their interest. The program will be in the form of a moderated panel that will discuss such topics as:
· books-to-movies / books-to-television-shows
· trends (vampires, dystopian, twists on classics, etc.)
· e-readers / reading in different formats
· marketing that works/ marketing that doesn't work
o book trailers
o dedicated websites
o dedicated Facebook pages
o book signings
Remote access: The CBC is pleased to offer real-time remote access via WebEx for those who are unable to attend the discussion in person. You will be able to participate in the program and submit questions live. Please let Mary know if you'd like to register so we can send you the password and instructions.
RSVP to Mary by Thursday, February 10.
Please note: CBC Forum is open to members only.