PubWest Is Seeking an Interim Executive Director

The PubWest board of directors has begun the search for an interim executive director. To learn more about how to apply for the position and job requirements, please click here.

The application period is open through June 5, 2020.


2020 PubWest Book Design Awards Now Accepting Entries!

A Competition Reflecting the Best of Book Design and Production 

PubWest Book Design Awards recognize superior design and outstanding production quality of books throughout North America. As we celebrate our 43rd annual awards, PubWest invites you to submit your 2019 titles.
Winning an industry book award can be used as an effective marketing tool to boost sales and invigorate publicity. Your books don’t have the opportunity to be recognized… unless you enter!
Click here for entry categories, contest rules, entry forms, and more.

PubWest 2021 Conference

PubWest’s 2021 Conference is scheduled for February 4–6, 2021, at the Curtis Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Stay tuned for more details.

The PubWest Conference offers a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the most innovative leaders in publishing, printing and binding, design, copyediting and proofing, and legal services.


PubWest is a vibrant, dynamic trade association of small and midsized book publishers, printers, editors, proofreaders, graphic designers, binderies, and related editorial and service companies. Established in 1977 as the Rocky Mountain Book Publishers Association, PubWest is now dedicated to helping member book publishers succeed and has grown to include members in 31 states and four countries.

PubWest serves its members by:

  • helping members exchange ideas and contacts,
  • conducting professional development and educational programming,
  • improving access to new opportunities in publishing,
  • advancing publishing careers through service to the industry,
  • recognizing outstanding achievements in publishing.