IPNE 6th Annual New England Publishing Conference 2016

  • 21 Oct 2016
  • 3:00 PM
  • 22 Oct 2016
  • 4:00 PM
  • Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, Portsmouth NH
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  • Choose this option if you are an IPNE Book Awards finalist, librarian, bookstore employee, IPNE project team member, or student attending both days of the conference. Please bring proof of status at check-in.

    You'll attend panels on production, pre-press, promotion & marketing, diversity, and two amazing keynotes!
  • Choose this option if you are a librarian, bookstore employee, IPNE project team member, or student attending the Saturday sessions and are willing to assist as a volunteer. Please bring proof of status.

    Saturday sessions include keynotes by Angela Bole of IBPA, Tim Brookes & Maung Nyeu of Endangered Alphabets, and breakout sessions on publicity, marketing, diversity, design, and social media.
  • Day pass for Friday, Oct. 21 only. Registration starts at 2 pm, program at 4.
  • Day pass for Friday, Oct. 21 only. Program for Friday includes workshops and the 3rd Annual IPNE Book Awards. Includes 25% off annual membership.
  • Full conference admission for non-members - includes annual membership at 50% off!
  • Both days, member discount.
  • Day pass for Saturday, Oct 22 only.
  • Day pass for Saturday, Sept. 26 only, for non-members.

Registration is closed

Collaboration Is the
New Competition!

Oct. 21-22, 2016
Portsmouth, NH


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Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel 
250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
reservations: 603-431-2300

We look forward to seeing you this fall at IPNE's 6th Annual New England Publishing Conference and 3rd Annual Book Awards! Our presentations and workshops by leaders in the book publishing world are sure to inform and inspire you and launch your publishing enterprise into overdrive.

Keynote speakers:


BUSINESS: Your Book As a Business - Rona Gofstein, Mellisa Sherlin/Writers Business School; Deidre Randall/Peter E. Randall, Publisher; mod. by Pam Fenner, Michaelmas Press (FRI)

MARKETING: Publicity Strategies for the Indie Publisher! with LJ Cohen, Interrobang Books; Mike Squatrito, Overlords & ARIA; Michael Boezi, Control Mouse Media.

DIVERSITY: Publishing Color in Black & White, with VL Towler, Gina Humber, Grace Anne Stevens; mod. by Karen Einstein.

SALES: Bookselling & Distribution with Tom Lyons, NE Mobile Book Fair; Sue Cabezas, Applewood Distribution; Brian Jud, special sales; Tom Holbrook, River Run Bookstore.

DESIGN: Bestselling Books - by Design! with Glenna Collett, award-winning co-author of Book Design Made Simple and ebook specialist Eddie Vincent of Encircle Publications.

MARKETING: The Art of Getting (Good) Book Reviews, with Seth Dellon of ForeWord and AngelaBole, IBPA

WORKSHOP: Creating Handmade Books with Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord, The Spirit Books

EDITING: Pick the Editors' Brains, interactive Halloween-themed Q&A with Kate Victory Hannisian & Tanya Gold - and some serious dish on the art of editing!

TRENDS: Behind the Scenes in the "Touching Home in China" Transmedia Project - Melissa Ludtke, producer & Julie Mallozzi, filmmaker.

ASK THE EXPERTS: Audience Q&A with Saturday speakers


For details on advertising and sponsorship opportunities, click here.

CONFERENCE TEAM: Charlotte Pierce, Deidre Randall, Connie Hambley, and Karen Einstein, and the rest of the IPNE board of directors. Learn more about volunteering and sign up here

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