W106. CLMP/SPD Membership Meeting

A105, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm


This event is for all independent literary publishers: seasoned professionals, those just starting out, and all in between. Learn what we're planning for the year and share your thoughts on how we can best ensure that our community thrives. Even if you're not yet a member of CLMP or SPD, but would like to find out more, please feel welcome to join us.



Mary Gannon

Montana Agte-Studier is the Director of Membership and Development at CLMP. She holds a BFA in Jazz Flute and a BA in Literature/Arts in Context from The New School University. She is currently working on her first novel.

Brent Cunningham is the Managing Director at Small Press Distribution, where he has worked since 1999. Along with SPD’s other directors, he has helped more than double sales at the organization over the past decade. He is the author of two books of poetry, Journey to the Sun and Bird & Forest.

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.

Jeffrey Lependorf serves as the shared Executive Director of our two national service organizations for independent literary publishing—the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) and Small Press Distribution (SPD)—providing technical assistance to and advocating on behalf of the indies.


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Henry B. González Convention Center