2018 Agents & Editors Conference

Saturday Keynote Reception

Featuring Viral Vlogger and Debut Memoirist


Melissa Radke




Saturday, June 30, 2018



5:30 p.m.



Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom



Open to all A&E Conference Registrants

Light refreshments provided. Cash bar.


We're excited to welcome memoirist, social media sensation, and Texas author Melissa Radke to this year's Agents & Editors Conference as our Saturday Keynote Reception speaker.

All reception attendees will receive a copy of Melissa's memoir Eat Cake. Be Brave. with a signing to follow her speech.

Melissa Radke is the author of the memoir Eat Cake. Be Brave. Her online videos have reached over millions of people on her Facebook page alone. Radke's "Upside Down French Braid" video has close to 10 million views and her "Red Ribbon" video has been viewed over 100 million times across multiple websites and media outlets. A Texan born and bred, Radke spent 15 years of her life in Nashville, Tennessee, where she worked as a studio session singer for Recording Artists after graduating from Belmont University. Since becoming a parent, she moved her family back to her East Texas hometown because the barbecue is better and the babysitting is free.