PubTalk Live

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PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries.

Viewers can ask questions and participate in the conversation. Subscribe to Sarah Nicolas’s YouTube channel and click the bell to receive notifications so you don’t miss an episode!

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Upcoming Episodes

  • 10/10/20 with Guest Co-Host Saundra Mitchell and Special Guest  T.S. Ferguson

Past Episodes:

  • 10/12/19 with Guest Co-Host Brenda Drake and Special Guest Tere Michaels
  • 10/26/19 with Guest Co-Host Kellye Garrett and Special Guest Amanda Nelson
  • 11/9/19 with Guest Co-Host Erica Cameron and Special Guest Dahlia Adler
  • 11/23/19 with Guest Co-Host Kelly Peterson and Special Guest Michael Moreci
  • 12/14/19 with Guest Co-Host Diana Pho and Special Guest Eric Smith
  • 12/28/19 with Guest Co-Host Heidi Heilig and Special Guest Dhonielle Clayton
  • 1/11/20 with Guest Co-Host Fran Wilde and Special Guest Rachel Hartman
  • 1/18/20 special extra episode: Writers & Taxes, a live Q&A with author and tax pro Mindy Mejia
  • 1/25/20 with Guest Co-Host S. Jae-Jones and Special Guest Patrice Caldwell
  • 2/8/20 with Guest Co-Host Erica Wright and Special Guest Alex Segura
  • 2/22/20 Live from Coastal Magic Convention with Jeff Adams, Tawdra Kandle, Kiernan Kelly, Shaila Patel, Victoria Sue, and Bru Baker
  • 3/14/20 with Special Guest Lily Meade
  • 3/28/20 with Guest Co-Host Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Special Guest Amanda Quain
  • 4/11/20 with Guest Co-Host Julia Ember and Special Guest Rita Meade
  • 4/25/20 with Guest Co-Host L. Penelope and Special Guests Sara Megibow and Angelina M. Lopez
  • 5/9/20 with Guest Co-Host E.C. Myers and Special Guest Delilah S. Dawson
  • 5/23/20 with Guest Co-Host I.W. Gregorio and Special Guest Ellen Oh
  • 6/13/20 with Guest Co-Host Jennifer Brody and Special Guest Jules Rivera
  • 6/27/20 with Guest Co-Host Racquel Henry and Special Guest Jenn Baker
  • 7/11/20 with Guest Co-Host Zoraida Córdova and Special Guest Gretchen McNeil
  • 7/25/20 with Guest Co-Host Joyfully Reviewed and Special Guest Beverly Jenkins
  • 8/8/20 with Guest Co-Host Amparo Ortiz and Special Guest Ashley Hearn
  • 8/22/20 with Guest Co-Host Savannah Brooks and Special Guest Kaitlyn Johnson
  • 9/12/20 with Guest Co-Host Juliana Brandt and Special Guest Erin Entrada Kelly
  • 9/26/20 with Guest Co-Host Ayana Gray and Special Guests Sonia Hartl, Brenda Drake, Gail D. Villanueva, and Susan Lee!

AgentChat Live

AgentChat Live is a spinoff of PubTalk Live that features casual chats with literary agents with the intention of helping writers get to know the agents a little bit better.

  • 7/18/10 Saritza Hernandez at Andrea Brown Literary Agency
  • 8/2/20 Chelsea Hensley at KT Literary
  • 9/21/20 Jennifer March Soloway at Andrea Brown Literary Agency
  • 10/4/20 Tara Gilbert of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
  • 10/17/20 Matt Belford at The Tobias Literary Agency

Be a Guest

If you would like to be a Guest Co-Host or a Special Guest, please email me a bit about yourself, indicating which type of guest you would like to be. In addition, a video of you speaking in any capacity would be great.

Technical requirements: In order to participate, you need a webcam of any quality, a mic of some kind (built-in to your computer is okay), and headphones (to reduce feedback issues). Most smartphones will also work, but I would like to test it with you before scheduling you.