Providing educational resources and opportunities for all individuals involved in book and book-related publishing.

MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE | Create a Professional Literary Resume

Hosted/Organized by: Mechanics Institute 

Ready to elevate your writing career to the next level, but not sure how to present your background in an appropriately professional fashion? Whether you have a long list of publication credits or just a few, you need a literary resume that both adheres to professional standards and encourages panelists, editors, and reviewers to learn more about your work. When done properly, this resume helps you:

  • land funding for your writing projects
  • get invitations to present work at conferences
  • obtain reading opportunities
  • present a strong residency application
  • get editors’ and publishers’ attention
  • be taken seriously as a writer, and not a hobbyist

Bring your laptop, and leave with a shiny new resume that makes your accomplishments–whether large or small–stand out!

For each class, we reserve the right to cancel at any time and issue a full refund. If you are unable to attend your class, please email tedwards@milibrary.org at least 10 days prior to the class to receive a full refund. All fees must be paid at the time of registration.