Tayari Jones | Social Media | November 3



Ruling Your Social Media Roost:
How artists can take control of social media

10AM – 1PM

$99 *$49*













Maybe you know you need to figure out social media, but don’t know where to start.  Perhaps you’re afraid it will take too much time away from your work. Or you might just want to step your social media game up.  In any case, this workshop is for you!

Join award-winning author Tayari Jones as she shares her secrets for social media success.  Sharing her perspective as a working artist, she’ll help you find your own unique way to use social media platforms to raise your profile and get your work noticed.  And she should know: Her nearly 15,000 friends, fans and followers across multiple social platforms are a key reason she was able to her push her critically-acclaimed third novel Silver Sparrow to best-seller status!

Bring your laptop or tablet, and prepare to dive in!  At the end of this workshop, you’ll come away focused, energized and confident that you can tame social media and make it work for you!

What you’ll learn:

  • Overview of the various social media platforms
  • Finding your voice and determining your strengths
  • Growing your audience
  • Staying in control of your social media life
  • And much more!

PLUS Take a hands-on tour of some of the social media platforms you may not be using.  Also, all registrants will get a downloadable packet of resource materials that can be used as reference.

About Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones is an associate professor in the MFA program at Rutgers-Newark University and the author of three critically-acclaimed novels, Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, and the aforementioned Silver Sparrow.  Follow her on Twitter at http://www/twitter.com/tayari or visit her site http://tayarijones.com

This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.



Workshop location

University Settlement, Houston Street Center
273 Bowery (corner of Houston)
New York, NY


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