Media Alert: BlogHer Inc. & Penguin Group USA Open Registration for Writer’s Conference this October in New York City

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Bloggers and writers will convene with authors, editors, and other publishing experts from one of the largest publishers in the country to discuss the craft of writing and the business of publishing.

BlogHer, Inc. (, the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, today announced it will partner with The Penguin Group (USA), one of the largest trade book publishers in the nation, for their first ever BlogHer Writer’s Conference on Friday, October 21st at the New York Hilton in New York City, with a welcome reception the evening prior.

Attendees will gain unprecedented access to authors, editors, and other publishing experts from Penguin to receive valuable insight and guidance on how to take their ideas to the next level, and to market.

Registration is now open. For more information, please visit:

What: BlogHer & Penguin Writer’s Conference
Who: 200 attendees from the BlogHer community
When: October 20-21, 2011
Where: The Hilton Hotel in New York City, 1335 Avenue of the Americas

About BlogHer
Reaching more than 26 million women each month (Nielsen Site Census, July 2011), BlogHer is the leading cross-platform media network created by, for and with women social media leaders. BlogHer created and leads the marketplace with the most robust economic and networking opportunities for women in social media and brands seeking to engage in authentic and persuasive dialog with them. Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer publishes and syndicates news, information, advice and recommendations to and from 2,500 premium blogs, delivers uniquely insightful research on women in social media across interest areas, hosts the world’s largest conferences for women in social media and curates a daily news service, BlogHer’s investors are Venrock, GE/NBC Universal's Peacock Equity Fund, and Azure Capital Partners.

About Penguin Group (USA)
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is the U.S. member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group. Penguin Group (USA) is one of the leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Viking, G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Penguin Press, Riverhead Books, Dutton, Penguin Books, Berkley Books, Gotham Books, Portfolio, New American Library, Plume, Tarcher, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Frederick Warne, among others. The Penguin Group ( is part of Pearson plc, the international media company.

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