Parneshia is available for poetry readings and publishing talks. For readings, lectures, interviews, schools visits, or if you know a restaurant Parneshia should check out and review, give her a virtual shout. Contact here.
Parneshia has worked in the publishing industry for over twelve years. She has conducted editor talks, publishing panels, and MFA student Q&A about the publishing industry all over the country. Below is a description of her talks and workshops.
What is it like being on the other side of the desk? The Editor’s desk. This talk includes discussions on the day to day of an editor’s experience with manuscripts and authors.
Author Do’s and Don’ts:
This talk is good for MFA students and focuses on the ever present question: How do I get my work published? Discussion includes detailed information on how to submit work/manuscript to journals, magazines and finally, book publishers, and what to look for in a publisher, how to deal with that first book contract and what to expect after the book is published. I Got My MFA! Now What?
Careers in Publishing: Writers Interested in Publishing Careers
There are many alternatives to teaching for a writer with an English/MFA degree. Publishing is a multi-dimensional world full of pint and e-books, publishing houses and agents, writers and editors. Take your pick! Discussions about types of publishers, different positions and internships available, are all part of this detailed overview of the publishing industry.