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April 27, 2011 | Cultural Services of the French Embassy | New York City 

With Laurence Cossé, Yael Hedaya, Manuel de Lope, Asaf Schurr, and Irvine Welsh; moderated by Albert Mobilio


Co-sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Bookforum

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A writer spends considerable time envisaging his or her readers. But as a manuscript makes its way across the editorial labyrinth—through the hands of editors, agents, publishers and booksellers—the imagined readers become elusive. Editor and author Albert Mobilio leads a fascinating panel discussion exploring the wide gulf between a writer’s desired audience and the readers they ultimately find.


• Lyn Miller-Lachmann: Mobilio’s questions focused on “the wide gulf between writers’ desired audience and the readers they ultimately find.” [More]

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