President:                               Brooke Fossey

First Vice President:              John Bartell

Second V.P.:                           Candice Watson

Treasurer:                              Karen Ferrell

Secretary:                               Leslie Lutz

Director of Special Projects:   Stacy Kuhnz

Director of Communications: Katie Bernet

Conference Chair: Steve Manning


Officer(s) absent:  


Meeting open: 7:09              


Visitors: 1

New Members: 0


Submissions: 4

 Rejections: 4



  • A novel Carolyn Rae Williamson coauthored received an offer of representation by Ben Bova.
  • Alex Martinez announced that the next installment of Constance Verity is coming out, and he showed us its super cool cover. Also Legendary says they might make The Automatic Detective into a TV show. 
  • Katie Bernet has been signed by an agent, Joanna McKenzie with Nelson Literary Agency.




  • Carolyn needs info from anyone who has experience in accounting or the legislature. Please see her.
  • Candice has been nominated for Best Blue Bowl Show. If you’d like to help her out, vote for her at fbrn.us. Voting continues through the third week of October. She is launching her second podcast called “New Girls on the Pod.”
  • Larry Enmon announced that the cover of Wormwood is finalized (British version with Bloodhound Books), and the book will be released soon.



Time adjourned: 7:20

Total attendance: 45

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