Meet Julia Cameron at NYC Publishing & Creativity Conference for Writers!

March 14, 2014 by  
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The NYC Publishing & Creativity Conference

Are you ready to write and publish your own book?  The New York City Publishing & Creativity Conference for Writers, the first conference of its kind ever to be hosted by a major book publisher, is designed to motivate you to live a more creative life.  In this conference you will:

* Gain access to publishing professionals from the largest publishing company in the world

* Be inspired by JULIA CAMERON, the #1 bestselling creativity author in the world

* Learn from our creativity and publishing experts, including Tama Kieves, Barbara Diane Barry, Mari Mancusi, and others

* Meet with editors and other publishing veterans*

* Enjoy networking with other writers

* Learn about building your author platform, and using it to make your book a bestseller

Are you ready to bring your voice to the world?  The New York City Publishing & Creativity Conference is designed to help.

Frequently Asked Questions



with Discount Code: TARCHERLIVE MAR





3:00 – 4:00pm – Pre-registration for premiere ticket holders; editor pitch session times will be assigned during this pre-registration

4:00-6:00pm – Editor pitch sessions (15-minute pitch meetings, to be scheduled on first-come, first-served basis)

5:15-6:00pm – General registration

6:00-7:15pm – Panel: An Inside Look at Publishing

Including advice from an editor, agent, publisher, publicity/marketing director, and author

7:15-7:45pm – Booksigning

8:00-9:30pm – Cocktail party for premiere ticket holders


9:00-10:00am – registration

10:00 – 10:50am – Tama Kieves: Inspired & Unstoppable: Wildly Succeeding in Your Writing Career!

10:55-11:20am – Laurie Lamson: Top Tips from the Now Write! Experts

11:20-11:45 – Book signing, bathroom break

11:45-12:15pm – Keith Ogorek:  Four Key Words to Put Your Creativity to Work

12:30 – 2:00pm – LUNCH

2:00-3:00pm – Panel: Building Your Platform / The Path to Publishing

3:00-3:40pm – Barbara Diane Barry: Painting Your Way Out of a Corner

3:40-4:00pm – Book signing, bathroom break

4:00-5:00pm – Julia Cameron: Cultivating Your Creativity the Artist’s Way

5:00-5:30pm – Julia Cameron Booksigning

*Denotes activities available to those with Premier tickets



Julia Cameron has been an active artist for more than three decades. She is the author of more than thirty books, including The Artist’s Way (which has sold over 2 million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages), Walking in This World, and Finding Water. Also a novelist, playwright, songwriter, and poet, she has multiple credits in theater, film, and television.



Tama Kieves, Harvard-lawyer-turned-career-coach, has spent the last decade crossing the Tama KievesUnited States and Canada, speaking to tens of thousands of people and sharing her inspiring story of moving from a career that was killing her to a life that has uplifted her, chronicled in her first book, This Time I Dance!: Creating the Work You Love. She has mentored thousands of people who, with her help, have followed their passion, and now live their dream lives. Kieves recently published a new book with Tarcher/Penguin called Inspired & Unstoppable.



Mari Mancusi is a two-time Emmy award-winning television producer and award-winning author of eighteen novels for adults and teens, including Scorched, Blood Coven Vampires Gamer Girl. A graduate of Boston University’s College of Communication, she lives with her husband and daughter in Austin, TX.



Barbara Diane Barry is an artist and art teacher in New York City. Under the educational outreach program at Symphony Space, she teaches in public schools throughout NYC’s five boroughs and gives tours in the city’s finest museums. In addition, she is on staff at the South Street Seaport Museum and the creator of “Art for Self-Discovery,” a studio art program for adults and children.



Laurie Lamson is a writer, editor and filmmaker who loves helping tell great stories. She is the editor of Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, co-editor (with her Aunt Sherry Ellis) of Now Write! Screenwriting and Now Write! Mysteries. In addition, Lamson has written feature screenplays for indie producers and short educational videos, such as a series of interactive projects for the National Museum of the U.S. Army, and the award-winning “Care for our Planet” for Levi Strauss & Co.



Joel Fotinos is vice-president and publisher at Tarcher/Penguin, and the co-author of The Think & Grow Rich Workbook and The Prayer Chest. A licensed minster with the Centers for Spiritual Living, Fotinos travels the country giving talks and workshops on spirituality and inspiration.



Currently SVP of Marketing at Author Solutions, Keith Ogorek has worked in product development, as an ad agency creative director, inventor of a successful game for adults and children, creator of an innovative product for parents of infants, and author of three inspirational books.



14 Responses to “Meet Julia Cameron at NYC Publishing & Creativity Conference for Writers!”
  1. Any chance there will be more of this type of conference? Any other locations? Truly wish I could be there.

    • Tarcher says:

      We hope to make this an annual Spring conference. To stay in the loop regarding our plans, feel free to sign up for our e-newsletter or follow us on social media.

  2. This is a wonderful opportunity! What a fantastic idea! I only wish I could go, but I’m away on vacation those days 🙁
    Will you be doing this again? Perhaps with YA editors/authors? (subtle hint, wink, wink, nudge, nudge)

  3. Doris M. Meadows says:

    The conference sounds fabulous and a great opportunity to get started on a path to approach publishers. I only wish I had heard about it earlier so that I could have tried to attend. Please put me on any lists that notify writers of future opportunities. I am also interested in any specific instruction on Tarcher/Penguin preferences for their potential authors to submit manuscripts.
    Does one need an agent first?

    Thank You

    Doris M. Meadows, Ph.D.

  4. Ron Penczak says:

    What hotels are located nearby by 345 Hudson Street? I would like to attend but I’m not familiar with NY. I would be flying in from NH. Please send me any information on hotels and where in the city is the meeting going to be held.

    Ron Penczak

  5. Yvonne C. says:

    How will the Pitch sessions work? Will the editors seek to hear authors in their respective fields—romance, historical, women’s, self-help,etc. Will these be only Tarcher Editors? Not enough information on your website. Seems Tarcher deals only with non-fiction. Will fiction writers find pitch editors?
    thank you,
    Yvonne Conde
    NYC NY

  6. Tanya McIntosh says:

    The Creativity Conference for Writer’s sounds very inspiring and scheduled with interesting topics. Being in Australia, can’t make this – however, will you be posting some briefs in the newsletters or…?


  7. frank barham says:

    Who are the editors that will be present Friday evening?




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