Vancouver: Inside the Life of a (Mostly) Traditionally Published Author with Curtis C. Chen
June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Inside the Life of a (Mostly) Traditionally Published Author with Curtis C. Chen
What does it take to get a novel published by one of the “Big Five” houses in New York? What are some of the highs and lows along that path? And what do you do when the way forward is unclear? Curtis C. Chen talks about how he got to where he is today, where he’s headed now, and how to chart your own course on the storytelling season.
About Curtis C. Chen
Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, Curtis C. Chen (陳致宇) now writes speculative fiction and runs puzzle games near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel Waypoint Kangaroo (a 2017 Locus Awards Finalist) is a science fiction spy thriller about a superpowered secret agent facing his toughest mission yet: vacation. The sequel, Kangaroo Too, lands our hero on the Moon to confront long-buried secrets. Curtis’ short stories have appeared in Playboy Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and Oregon Reads Aloud. He is a graduate of the Clarion West and Viable Paradise writers’ workshops.
Visit him online: https://curtiscchen.com