Convenor, Indie Publishers Collab Ph
Cindy Wong pursued her education at the University of Hong Kong while working full-time in her corporate job. Having worked a decade in the travel industry, specializing in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa, her work allowed her to travel to over 50 countries, including Antarctica.
Cindy is now a full-time creative entrepreneur. She founded several businesses, including 8Letters Bookstore and Publishing, aiming to boost the evolving Philippine indie author industry. Aside from offering indie publishing services to professionals and aspiring authors, 8Letters nurtures a thriving writing community by conducting a monthly LitFest with author launches and writing workshops. She is also the author of several books, including 31st, Back in Santa Barbara, Embracing Uncertainties, One, Two, Sh*t, and The Meatball Club. She now resides in Siberia in her pursuit of more adventure and inspiring stories to write.
When she is not writing, she runs her other project, Passion Hustles where she helps entrepreneurs thrive.
The session will focus on how independent and small publishers are thriving amidst the pandemic by using digital platforms and maximizing opportunities from book rights.
MODERATOR: Migz Anzures [independent-publishing]