PubWest 2019 Conference

La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico, February, 7-9, 2019

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PubWest is very excited to announce that Independent Publishers Group (IPG) will match the next $5,000 goal for the Jack W. Swanson scholarship.We reached the $5,000 goal at PubWest 2018 and will now aim to raise another $5,000 for a total of $20,000.

It isn’t too early to think about the 2019 scholarship winners and we need your help! Think about your employees and colleagues that would benefit from this experience and don’t forget to donate (any amount welcome!) to our GoFundMe “Next Generation Campaign” with its new goal of $20,000!

To apply for the scholarship to PubWest 2019, send a letter of introduction explaining your professional and academic background and why you’re interested in a book publishing career, along with a letter of support from one professional or academic reference.

Please send applications to: Scholarship Committee, PubWest, 17501 Hill Way, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Applications must be received by Friday, January 4, 2019.

2019 Jack D. Rittenhouse Award

PubWest Announces 2019 Award to Honor Luis Alberto Urrea

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Luis Alberto Urrea (photo by Joe Mazza)

PubWest is a vibrant, dynamic trade association of small- and medium-sized 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 4 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.