S131. "You're Already Doing It!"—Tips and Tricks for Small Press Authors, Sponsored by SPD

E141-142, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am


Looking to promote your book, but have weird feelings about it? Working with a small press and want to find ways to beef up your publicity? Authors, publishers, and literary workers get together to talk about what's worked for them, and how to get the word out there about your latest title.


Trisha Low is the Publicity Manager at Small Press Distribution. She has previously served at other feminist and arts organizations including The Feminist Press and the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses. She is the author of The Compleat Purge.

Andrea Abi-Karam is an Arab American genderqueer punk poet cyborg, writing on the art of killing bros, the intricacies of cyborg bodies, trauma and delayed healing. Andrea's debut book is EXTRATRANSMISSION. They are the publicist for Nightboat Books.

Knox Gardner is a community activist in Seattle, Washington and publisher of Entre Ríos Books, a small queer-run press dedicated poetry and collaboration.

Laura Moriarty was the Deputy Director of Small Press Distribution for two decades. She retired in 2018. She is the author of fourteen books of poetry and two novels including Personal Volcano, just out from Nightboat Books.


March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

Oregon Convention Center