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The Boston Writers of Color (BWOC) group, is a network that consists of over 2,000+ members through Facebook Group, Meetup, and our mailing list. As part of GrubStreet’s BWOC program, writers of color and community members share resources, network, and mutual support. The group aims to provide writers of color with a safe and welcoming space to commune, share their good news or writing struggles, and find their people. Literary opportunities and events in the Facebook Group are posted daily, Meetup is used solely for events, and our newsletter is sent out once a month. Opportunities include writing contests, publications, pitch calls, writing conferences, residencies and retreats, free and paid writing classes, and more.

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Publishing & Marketing Workshop with Margo Gabriel

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Join us for an Marketing and Publishing Workshop with author and journalist Margo Gabriel! This course will outline how to market yourself, brand or business if you have a small team or you’re a solo entrepreneur, creative or writer. Learn how to send cold emails to editors, writers and your target audience. Where to find contact information of editors and journalists. Participants will also learn tools they can use to self-publish their work. Workshop is designed for writers at all stages of their journey.
Workshop Takeaways:

1. Participants will learn basic skills and best practices on marketing their brand or products
2. How to put together a concise biography, media kit, and pitch email to media and editors,
3. Tools and resources on how to write, edit, design and self-publish books
This event will be hosted via Zoom Meeting, so you will be able to see and talk to your fellow members. As always, it's free, but registration is required.

Margo Gabriel is a freelance journalist, author and associate producer from Boston, MA. She is based in Lisbon, Portugal. She is the author of The Expat Kitchen cookbook. She has been featured in the New York Times, Conversas Ao Sul, and Time Out Lisboa. Her words have been published in Boston Art Review, Cuisine Noir, Culinary Backstreets, Fodor’s Travel, Lisbon Insiders and Refinery29. She is a contributing writer at Cuisine Noir magazine. She is also the Food & Drink columnist at Lisbon by Time Out Lisboa.

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