Margot Atwell

Head of Publishing
Kickstarter
Participates in 3 items
Margot Atwell is the Head of Publishing at Kickstarter, where she helps authors and publishers build community and find support for their creative projects. Previously, Margot was Publisher at Beaufort Books, an independent publisher of fiction and non-fiction books. Her first book, The Insider's Guide to Book Publishing Success, was published in February 2013. In 2014, she raised almost $10,000 on Kickstarter to launch Gutpunch Press and fund her second book, Derby Life: Stories, Advice & Wisdom from the Roller Derby World (2015). She sends out the On the Books Substack newsletter about money and publishing, and is currently writing Don't Steal This Book: Why Paying for Words is Radical and Necessary.

Sessions in which Margot Atwell participates

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
14:00
14:00

Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar)

Panel

Liz Gorinsky, Erewhon Books (Panelist)

Margot Atwell, Kickstarter (Moderator)

Michelle Lovi, Odyssey Books (Panelist)

L.J. Kendall, L. J. Kendall Publishing (Panelist)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
9:00
9:00
Brave New Revenue Stream 50 minutes, 9:00 NZST - 9:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

James Davis Nicoll, James Nicoll Reviews / University of Waterloo Theatre Centre (Panelist)

Claire Rousseau (Panelist)

K Tempest Bradford, Writing the Other (Moderator)

Margot Atwell, Kickstarter (Panelist)

10:00
10:00
Stranger in a Strange Head: Imposter Syndrome 50 minutes, 10:00 NZST - 10:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar)

Panel

Curtis Chen, SFWA (Panelist)

Ash Charlton, ACE TRAINING (Panelist)

Margot Atwell, Kickstarter (Panelist)

Cassie Hart (Moderator)

Grant Stone (Panelist)