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TWA Program for October 19th, 2017 

American Legion Hall at Lake Ella - 6:30 p.m.

Publishing Panel Publisher Networking


Ann VanderMeer (née Kennedy) is an American publisher and editor, and the second female  

editor of the horror magazine Weird Tales. She is the founder of Buzzcity Press.

                               

Her work as Fiction Editor of Weird Tales won a Hugo Award. Work from her press and related periodicals has won the British Fantasy Award, the International Rhysling Award, and appeared in several year's best anthologies. Ann was also the founder of The Silver Web magazine, a periodical devoted to experimental and avant-garde fantasy literature.

                    
             Ann VanderMeer                                      Barbara Jo Williams               Terri Gerrell

                

Ann VanderMeer (née Kennedy) is an American publisher and editor, and the second femaleditor of the horror magazine Weird Tales. She is the founder of Buzzcity Press. Her work as Fiction Editor of Weird Tales won a Hugo Award. Work from her press and related periodicals has won the British Fantasy Award, the International Rhysling Award, and appeared in several year's best anthologies. Ann was also the founder of The Silver Web magazine, a periodical devoted to experimental and avant-garde fantasy literature.

Barbara Joe Williams is an Amazon bestselling author, indie publisher, and motivational speaker living in Tallahassee, Florida. She is the owner of Amani Publishing, LLC, (2004) and the co-founder of the Tallahassee Authors Network (2008).

She has published multiple titles, including fiction and non-fiction books. Barbara is also a publishing consultant, copy editor, and proofreader. She recently became the Editor-in-Chief for Book Cover Magazine and is looking forward to bringing writers and readers together.  

Terri Gerrell is the owner of Southern Yellow Pine Publishing which was created in 1997. Her company has published multiple award-winning books and currently works with more than 40 authors.

She recently opened a children’s imprint titled, SYP Kids this past April that absorbed the publishing ventures of Mark Wayne Adams In,c.  She has attended BookExpo, the largest book event in the US, for the past three years.  Terri served as the President of Florida Authors and Publishers Association for two years and is the current Past President.

The website can be viewed at www.syppublishing.com.


  

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