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Press Fest! Publisher Table Registration

At the PEN World Voices Festival

Friday, May 5

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 March 30, Archipelago Books, Argos Books, Deep Vellum, Indolent Books, The Mantle, Montez Press, Mosaic Magazine, New Directions, Newtown Literary, Open Letter, The Operating System, Restless Books, Springhouse Journal, St. Petersburg Review and Tiferet Journal have already secured tables.

Tables must be registered by April 3 to guarantee listing in PEN World Voices materials.

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 3.

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 3rd2017 to guarantee a listing (publisher+logo) in PEN World Voices Festival materials.
  • Submit information about author signings, etc. no late than April 3rd 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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