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Study closely with one of our 5 visiting authors at this year’s Gemini Ink Writers Conference.

Help us celebrate the literary voices in our city

By becoming a conference sponsor, you will help create a significant literary event that supports established and emerging writers in this region. Our city is rapidly becoming a place where writers live, work and thrive. Support San Antonio's emergence as a true center of the arts in Texas by helping us build the Gemini Ink Writers Conference.

Individual Sponsorship Levels

Presenting Sponsor
$7,500

  • Opportunity to speak at an offsite reading/event
  • Title Sponsor: Entire conference weekend
  • Name & logo on print materials
  • Name & logo on front cover of conference program
  • 2 tables at book market
  • Name listed on conference tote bag
  • Name & logo on electronic promotion (social media, website, eblasts)
  • 20 registration waivers

Premier Sponsor
$5000

  • Named sponsor: Signature evening event
  • Name & logo on print materials
  • Name & logo on back cover of conference program
  • 1 table at book market
  • Name listed on conference tote bag
  • Name & logo on electronic promotion (social media, website, eblasts)
  • 15 registration waivers

Major Sponsor
$2500

  • Named sponsor: featured conference panel
  • Name & logo on print materials
  • Name & logo on back cover of conference program
  • 1 table at book market
  • Name listed on conference tote bag
  • Name & logo on electronic promotion (social media, website, eblasts)
  • 7 registration waivers

Sustaining Sponsor
$1000

  • 1 table at book market
  • Name listed on conference tote bag
  • Name & logo on electronic promotion (social media, website, eblasts)
  • 4 registration waivers

Sponsor
$500

  • Name & logo on electronic promotion (social media, website, eblasts)
  • 2 registration waivers for employees/staff

Conference Sponsorship Levels



For more information about sponsorship:

Contact Amanda Ireta-Goode at aireta@geminiink.org or 210-734-WORD (9673)

Lower Cost Gemini Ink Conference Sponsorship Bundles

For $50, you get:

  • Company name/logo shared two times on social media
  • Company logo on conference program
  • Company logo on conference Booksellers Market signage

 

For $100, you get:

  • Company name/logo shared five times on social media
  • Company logo on conference program
  • Company logo on conference book fair signage
  • Company logo on conference tote bag

 

For $200, you get:

  • Company name/logo shared ten times on social media
  • Company logo on conference program
  • Company logo on conference book fair signage
  • Company logo on conference tote bag
  • Company logo on conference name badges

 

For $300, you get:

  • Company name/logo shared ten times on social media
  • Company logo on conference program
  • Company logo on conference book fair signage
  • Company logo on conference tote bag
  • Company logo on conference name badges
  • One conference registration waiver

Conference Sponsorship Bundles




In-Kind Donations:

To discuss this option, please contact Patrick Stockwell at pstockwell@geminiink.org

July 19-21, 2019 | El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, TX

Your general registration fee includes a welcome reception, access to all panels, a small press book fair, evening events, and a closing party. A workshop with one of the featured authors is an additional $50. Lunch available for purchase both Saturday and Sunday in Mango’s Restaurant.

Each workshop is an additional $50. To purchase two workshops, please call our office at 210-734-9673.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Fiction 9am–12:30pm
Mind the Scaffolding: Restructuring the Story
Instructor: Camille Acker

Non-Fiction 9am–12:30pm
The Art of Telling: Taking Your Life to Another Level
Instructor: Ira Sukrungruang

Poetry9am–12:30pm
Word + Image: This Place is My Poem
Instructor: Pablo Miguel Martínez

SUNDAY, JULY 21

Poetry 9am–12:30pm
If I Speak for the Dead: Remaking History & Accessing Memory
Instructor: Analicia Sotelo

Prose 9am-12:30pm
Penetrating the Mystery of Story
Instructor: Andre Dubus III
ANDRE DUBUS’ CLASS IS NOW FULL

Register
Chosen workshop-if applicable

 

FRI, JULY 20

3-8pm Conference Registration, Mango’s Terrace (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

5-7:30pm Welcome Reception, Mango’s Terrace (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

Free and Open to the Public

Cash bar and light fare

8-11pm Author Reading and Conversation at Brick at Bluestar

108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204

“Migration | Assimilation | Identity”

Martín Espada, Debra Monroe, Veronica Golos

Free and Open to the Public

SAT, JULY 21

7am Registration opens (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

7:30-9am Coffee and pastries (La Habana Room)

8-8:50am Keynote address by Dr. Carmen Tafolla (La Habana Room)

“Keeping the Courage to Create”

9am-12:30pm, Writing Workshops, see schedule

9am-12:30pm Panels, see schedule

10am-5pm Book Fair, Mango’s Terrace (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

12:30-1:30pm Networking Lunch (La Habana Room)

Buffet and beverages provided for attendees enrolled for full conference

1:45-5:15pm Writing Workshop with Martín Espada

1:45-5:15pm Panels, see schedule

2-5pm Mango’s Terrace Readings (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

A relaxed reading featuring conference panelists/attendees

4:15-6pm Poetry SLAM with Rooster Martínez

8-11pm Author Reading and Conversation at the Radius Center

106 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205

“Under Negotiation: A Conversation on Gender and Literary Expression”

Anel Flores, Norma Cantú, Vijay Seshadri

Free and Open to the Public

SUN, JULY 22

7:30am Registration opens (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

8-8:50am Coffee Station opens (La Habana Room)

9am-12:30pm Writing Workshops, see schedule

9am-12:30pm Panels, see schedule

12:30-1:30pm Lunch break, Mango’s Restaurant buffet, and local restaurants

1:45-4pm Panels, see schedule

4:15-5:15pm Closing Speaker: Dr. Octavio Quintanilla

“The 21st Century: Why We Must Keep Writing It”

5:15-7pm Closing Party and Reception (Trinidad)

With music by spoken word artist Vocab and The Foreign Arm

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