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Fred Klein

Manuscript Consultant

Fred Klein spent 30 years as a vice president of Bantam Books, head of marketing and ultimately executive editor, working with a number of noted authors. Retired to Santa Barbara, California, he became a part of the Santa Barbara Writers Conference and worked as a book reviewer for the Santa Barbara News Press. He also helped create the Santa Barbara Book and Author Festival.The co-editor of The File Encyclopedia, he currently works with writers and is creator of Literary Gumbo, a Channel 17 interview show on local television. Klein will be available throughout the week for 15-minute consultations.