Connections: Writers & Books' new executive director, Alison Meyers, and the 2019 Ladder Conference
Writers & Books has a new executive director. Alison Meyers is a poet and fiction writer who previously led literary non-profit organizations in New York City and Connecticut. She joins Writers & Books in time for the 2019 Ladder Literary Conference, which connects aspiring writers with agents, fellow authors, and publishers.
This hour, Meyers shares her vision for the future of Writers & Books, and we talk to local authors and Ladder participants about Rochester’s role as a literary community, and how literature can shape and respond to politics and societal issues. Our guests:
- Alison Meyers, executive director of Writers & Books
- Alex Sanchez, local writer and panelist at the Ladder Literary Conference
- CaTyra Polland, local writer and panelist at the Ladder Literary Conference
- Mira Jacob, author and panelist at the Ladder Literary Conference