Celebrating CLMP’s 50th Anniversary
November 8 Wednesday 2017 . 7 – 10PM
East Village Ukrainian Restaurant
140 Second Avenue NYC
~ Golden Colophon Award for Paradigm Independent Literary Publishing
Charlie Wright, Publisher / Wave Books
~ Energizer Award for Exceptional Acts of Literary Citizenship
Rob Spillman (Editor and Co-Founder of Tin House)
presented by National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas
~ 50th Anniversary All-Star Knock-Down Spelling Round
Ben Greenman, MC / Jesse Sheidlower, Judge
Special welcome from Honorary Gala Co-Chairs
Chase Twichell & Russell Banks
And Lots More!
Why Support CLMP?
To ensure that our cultural landscape be one that includes literature as a living, thriving, continuously evolving art form, it’s more vital than ever that the community of independent publishers who are mission-driven to publish literature continues to thrive. CLMP helps some 500 independent literary publishers work better and produces programs designed to bring the many communities their work touches together, including readers, writers, literary translators, booksellers, educators and librarians.