Sunday, July 30, 2006

August 14 Barbecue

Book Publishers Northwest members are invited to a barbecue at the home of publisher Duse McLean, Thistle Press.

This event is a potluck, so bring your favorite grill item and a sidedish to share. BPNW will be bringing sodas and chips as well as the basic utensils.

For directions, please email

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

BPNW Will Sell Books at PNBA Fall Trade Show

Book Publishers Northwest will have a display table at the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Fall Trade Show in Portland. A special order form will be made up for this show and BPNW will take orders for books at the trade show. This is the first time that the organization has taken collective orders at a show aimed at the trade.

2006 members of BPNW will receive a letter this week outlining how orders will be taken. To participate in this event, a publisher must become a member of BPNW prior to Sept. 1.

Space on the order forms and display table will reserved on a first come, first served basis.

If you are interested in learning more about this event, contact Rosemary Jones at

If you are interested in volunteering to work at this event, please contact Lani Jacobsen at

Friday, July 07, 2006

PNWA Summer Conference

The Pacific Northwest Writers Association Summer Writers Conference will be held July 13 through July 16, 2006. Session presenters include Mercedes Lackey, Robert Ferrigno, Larry Dixon, Meg Chittenden, and Ann Rule.

PNWA Summer Writers Conference
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
July 13 through July 16, 2006
Book-signings are open to the public on Saturday, July 15, at 8:00 p.m to 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 01, 2006

Revised Meeting Schedule

This meeting schedule replaces the schedule previously announced in the June issue of the BPNW News. If you have any questions, please contact

2006 Meeting Schedule: July through December

July 2006
No Meeting

August 14 2006
BPNW Barbecue in Bellevue
Barbecue is a members only event.

September 21, 2006
Tradeshow Training
Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, WA

October 12-14, 2006
Pacific Northwest Bookseller’s Trade Show
Portland, Oregon
Display limited to member books.

October 19, 2006
On Air: Improving Interview Style
Good Shepherd Center, Seattle WA

November 16, 2006
High Quality Low Print Runs,
Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, WA

December 2006
Books & Bubbly, Annual Celebration
Members only event, time and location TBA.