Dec. 2-3, NYC

Mon 27 Nov 2006 - Filed under: Not a Journal., , | Leave a Comment | Posted by: Gavin

We will be here:

The Independent and Small Press Book Fair, Saturday, December 2nd (10-6 PM) and Sunday, December 3rd (11-5 PM), at the Small Press Center, at 20 West 44th street, between 5th and 6th Avenues in midtown Manhattan. ([email protected] ยท 212.764.7021)

With over one hundred of the nation’s top indie presses, and over 28 free public programs featuring some of New York’s top political and avant-garde literary writers, the Independent and Small Press Book Fair is one of the most groundbreaking independent publishing events of the year.

This year’s Fair will be featuring some of the countries’ most cutting-edge presses, including: Akashic Books, AK Press, Allworth Press, Archipelago, Coffee House Press, Contemporary Press, Disinformation, The Feminist Press, Gingko Press, Haymarket Books, Ig Publishing, McPherson & Company, Melville House Press, Nation Books, The New Press, Ocean Press, PEN American, Persea Books, Seven Stories Press, Seven Locks Press, Small Beer Press, Soft Skull Press, The Smith and many, many more.

Some of the authors being featured at this year’s Fair include: Dore Ashton, Amiri Baraka, Jen Benka, Jennifer Baumgardner, Phong Bui, Colin Channer, T. Cooper, Michael Cunningham, Luis Francia, Steve Freeman, Matthea Harvey, Elizabeth Holtzman, Emily Jenkins, Caren Lissner, Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Jaime Manrique, Joe Meno, Jonas Mekas, Mark Crispin Miller, Eileen Myles, Greg Palast, Ed Park, Rachel Pine, Peter Plate, Katha Pollitt, Paul Robeson, Jr., Eyal Press, Dan Simon, Martha Southgate, David Levi Strauss, Monique Truong, Anne Waldman, Nation Books, PEN American, and much more…

Also, to help kick off this very exciting event, the Independent and Small Press Book Fair, in conjunction with Akashic Books & Seven Stories Press, will be hosting a Pre-Book-Fair Fiesta, on Friday, December 1st, from 8-11 p.m., at KGB Bar, on 85 E. 4th Street, at 2nd Ave in the East Village. Please come and join us for a round of drinks to celebrate Independent Publishing and the writers who publish with them!!! Please note that as a preliminary to the party, acclaimed authors Joe Meno and Peter Plate will be reading at Barnes & Noble Astor Place, at 7p.m.

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