Write to Publish

A one-day conference connecting writers to the publishing industry

Saturday, April 27th, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm

Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201

Event Info


Panel 6 – Be Aware of Your Surroundings: Conscious Editing and Writing

Description: Sometimes our words have meanings that we never intend for them. Being a conscious writer or editor can help you be more mindful of the way your words may be perceived by readers. This panel will outline the importance of being aware of your writing when developing potentially difficult scenes or characters and how to use language effectively. It’s a great practice in empathizing with the reader—a skill all writers should have in their toolkit.

Speakers: Jessie Carver, Freelance Editor & Writer; Sarah Heilman, Editor at Ex Libris Editing; Jessica Mehta, owner of MehtaFor and Poetry Editor at Bending Genres Literary Review, Exclamat!on, and Airlie Presst; Janice Lee, Writer, Editor, & Publisher

Location: SMSU 238