Off to Dallas

Today I’m flying to the beautiful city of Dallas for the inaugural Christian Book Expo. This is a Christian publishing event that’s open to the public, the first of its kind, so if you’re in the Dallas area this Fri-Sat-Sun, you should consider checking it out.

There will be:
a Over 150 workshops and seminars led by Christian authors
a Thousands of books shown on the exhibit floor
a Inspirational events each night featuring musicians & authors
a The Bible History Experience
a A Kid Zone
a Panel discussions moderated by Christianity Today editors
a The Christian Book Awards

I’m excited because most of my time will be spent meeting with clients (some of whom I’ve not yet met in person) and potential clients. I love hanging out with my peeps! I’m also looking forward to attending a few of the events, including a panel discussion called “Living Christianly in a Post-Christian Culture” with cool panelists like Mary DeMuth and Don Miller.

If you’re there, I hope we get a chance to say hello!

Rachelle Gardner, Christian literary agent, WordServe Literary Group, Colorado.

Rachelle Gardner

Literary agent at Books & Such Literary Agency. Coffee & wine enthusiast (not at the same time) and dark chocolate connoisseur. I've worked in publishing since 1995 and I love talking about books!


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  4. Pamela Stephens on March 19, 2009 at 5:03 AM

    >Hi Rachelle, will you be tweeting us from there? Look forward to your news! Have a great trip!

  5. Sandy on March 18, 2009 at 4:47 PM

    >Are you going to be on any panels? I’ve been thinking about going (as a reader; I don’t write Christian lit).

  6. Dayle James Arceneaux on March 18, 2009 at 12:54 PM

    >I’m glad they opened it to the public. It’ll be interesting to see how that goes.

    I’m only a few hours away, so I’m hoping to be there at least one day. The Christopher Hitchens debate looks interesting.

  7. Sharon A. Lavy on March 18, 2009 at 10:27 AM

    >Have a safe and wonderful trip.

  8. Rita Gerlach on March 18, 2009 at 10:13 AM

    >Have a great time.
    Rachelle, I haven’t read your blog for several weeks, since I’ve been immersed in page proofs. I came back today and read through the posts, and WOW! great stuff. Thank you!

  9. Cheryl Barker on March 18, 2009 at 9:42 AM

    >Rachelle, I had hoped to attend, too, because I’m only about 6 hrs driving time away, but it’s not going to work out after all (health problems with my mother-in-law). Sounds like it’s going to be a wonderful event. Have a great time!

  10. casey on March 18, 2009 at 9:35 AM

    >I’m looking forward to your upcoming posts about your trip. Maybe you’ll have exciting evening escapades with Mary DeMuth… Or meet some Tweeters… Or discover that you want to be a songwriter. Tell us all the fun details!

  11. Katy McKenna on March 18, 2009 at 8:20 AM

    >Traveling mercies and a fabulous time for you! That’s my prayer. Have fun!

  12. Kat Harris on March 18, 2009 at 8:12 AM

    >Have a great time! And say Howdy to J.R. if he’s still around.


  13. Dreamers Dream on March 18, 2009 at 8:06 AM

    >i some how randomly ended off here at your blog–
    and its really neat!
    a literary agent
    just what i need! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Dallas is an amzing place.
    I lived in Dallas, Texas for about 4 years–

    i hope you have a great time!
    stop by mine, if you get the chance.


  14. lynnrush on March 18, 2009 at 7:59 AM

    >Have fun. I hope you have safe travels.

  15. Chatty Kelly on March 18, 2009 at 7:27 AM

    >Have fun!!

  16. Richard Mabry on March 18, 2009 at 7:26 AM

    >See you soon. Hope you packed your boots and ten-gallon hat.

  17. Jessica on March 18, 2009 at 6:13 AM

    >Have fun! ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Kim Kasch on March 18, 2009 at 1:08 AM

    >Hope you have a wonderful – rejuvenating time. It looks like a great weekend.

    I heard Sheila Walsh at the Women of Faith in Portland.