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Press Fest! Publisher Table Registration

At the PEN World Voices Festival

Friday, May 5 2017

4 – 8 PM

Washington Square Mews, NYC

CLMP will be presenting a small press and literary magazine block party at the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival: PRESS FEST!

The event, a literary magazine and small press fair, will take place at the Washington Square Mews (between Fifth Avenue and University Place just north of Washington Square Park). It will overlap with the kickoff of World Voices Festival Lit Crawl events starting at the Mews at 6 PM.

As of April 5th, American Chordata, A Public SpaceArchipelago Books, Argos Books, Belladonna*, Black Square Editions, Bloof Books, The Cupboard Pamphlet, Deep Vellum, DoubleCross, Epiphany Magazine, Europa Editions, Feminist Press, Fence and Fence Books, Full Stop, Futurepoem, Guillotine, The Hudson Review, Indolent Books, Litmus Press, The Mantle, Montez Press, Mosaic Magazine, New Directions, Newtown Literary, Nightboat Books, No, Dear, NowhereOpen Letter, The Operating System, OR Books, Painted Bride QuarterlyPelekinesis, Poet’s CountryRain Mountain PressRestless Books, Sagging Meniscus Press, Seven Stories Press, Siglio Press, Skidrow Penthouse, Sock Monkey Press, Solid Objects, Springhouse Journal, St. Petersburg Review, Tender Buttons Press, Tiferet Journal, Transit Books, Washington Square Review and Wave Books have already secured tables.

Tables must be registered by Noon on Wednesday, April 5 to guarantee inclusion in promotional materials. PRESS FEST! will be included in the PEN World Voices Festival program, produced by the Village Voice, and on the PEN World Voices website; featured in the program for the PEN Lit Crawl; and marketed on CLMP’s website and social media, and through our monthly e-newsletter, Fresh Pressed.

Exhibitors are encouraged to embrace the international spirit of the PEN World Voices Festival by displaying related titles/issues; and are also encouraged to offer author signings, or other interactive features at their table (past examples include raffles, exquisite corpses or other writing-related activities, etc). Note that information about signings, etc. will also appear in PEN World Voices materials provided it is supplied to us by April 5.

VENDOR GUIDELINESTable Fee: CLMP Members $100 / Non-Members $125.

  • Fee includes a six-foot table and two folding chairs.
  • Two CLMP member publishers may share a table.
  • Register by April 5th2017 to guarantee a listing (publisher+logo) in PEN World Voices Festival materials.
  • Submit information about author signings, etc. no late than April 5th to ensure inclusion in PEN World Voices Festival materials.
  • Use the form below to secure your table and list table signings or other events.
  • Promote our community’s Block Party!

Author signings and other table event info may be entered below or send this information directly to Natalie Mesnard, CLMP’s Director of Programs, at nmesnard@clmp.org separately after securing your table:

PEN World Voices Table Registration

    NOTE: If you are unsure of your membership status, or wish to join CLMP as a publisher, contact CLMP's Membership Director, Montana Agte-Studier, at magte-studier@clmp.org.
  • If table is being shared by two publishers, list the other publisher here. NOTE: Only CLMP members may share tables.
  • Please provide a brief—no more than one sentence—description for each publisher represented at the table. NB: This copy may be used for PR/marketing purposes.
  • If authors will be signing at your table, please list the name of each author, the name of their book, and the start and end time of their signing. List any other interactive features at your table as well. NOTE: Only information received by April 3 will be listed in PEN World Voices marketing materials.
    Table registration includes a 6' folding table and two chairs. Note: this is a "rain or shine" event—efforts will be made to move the fair to a nearby indoor location should there be heavy rain, but publishers should be prepared with a plastic tarp should there be occasional precipitation during the event.
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