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Beth Jusino

Beth Jusino is an award-winning writer, developmental editor, teacher, and publishing consultant with almost twenty years of experience helping individuals share better stories.

Beth is a member of the Northwest Independent Editors Guild and teaches the crafts of writing and marketing at dozens of conferences and gatherings each year. For six years, she led a full-day “Guide to Getting Published” seminar for writers at the University of Washington’s Experimental College, and now regularly teaches for Seattle Public Library’s #SeattleWrites and Sno-Isles Library’s #WriteNow programs.

Beth is the author of The Author’s Guide to Marketing: Make a Plan That Attracts More Readers and Sells More Books (You Might Even Enjoy It) and collaborated with Michael Weisman, founder and CEO of The Values Institute, on Choosing Higher Ground: Working and Living in the Values Economy. She’s been a contributing author or ghostwriter to dozens of titles, from story compilations to business books.

Beth is the former Director of Author and Book Marketing for The Editorial Department, and prior to that she spent five years as a literary agent with Alive Literary Agency, where she represented a diverse list of best-selling and emerging authors. She has also worked as a writer, editor, and marketer for nonprofits, including MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) International, Parkour Visions, and local chapters of the American Red Cross and the United Way.

Beth grew up near the New Jersey shore and earned her BA in political science. She and her husband (Eric) and cat (Comma) live in Seattle. When her nose is not buried in a book, her“for fun” reading list is eclectic, with favorite authors ranging from Annie Dillard to Paolo Bacigalupi, Seth Godin to Salman Rushdie.

In 2015, Beth took a three-month sabbatical to hike 1,000 miles of the Camino de Santiago/Way of Saint James. Her memoir about the trip, Walking to the End of the World, will be released through Mountaineers Books in Fall 2018. You can read more about her trip, and find a few tips to plan your own, at http://caminotimestwo.com.



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