Announcing the Winners of the 2017
PubWest Book Design Awards

For the 2017 Winners’ Gallery and complete listing of this year’s medalists, please click here.

We had an amazing crop of entries for the Book Design Awards, but we’re thrilled to announce that this year’s Judges’ Choice award goes to Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints, a beautifully designed exhibition catalog from The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.


Raising Voices: Creating a Vibrant Publishing Future

PUBWEST 2018 • February 15-17 • Westin Pasadena

Join us at PubWest’s 2018 Conference, where keynote speakers, informative sessions, and rewarding networking opportunities will benefit your publishing company’s voice. Register this fall at


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.