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Salem: Visibility and Book Sales: Marketing Your Small Press Book with John Sibley Williams
June 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Visibility and Book Sales: Marketing Your Small Press Book
This meeting is on the second Tuesday of the month, in Anderson Room A.
With over 800 books per day published in the US alone, publicity for small press books has never been more necessary…and more difficult.
The goal of “Visibility and Book Sales: Marketing Your Small Press Book” is to provide writers of all genres with the necessary tools, money saving techniques, and networking skills to market their books with maximum effectiveness. Topics include: creating a cohesive business strategy, utilizing traditional and social media, creating websites and newsletters, giving readings and other methods of selling books, balancing your marketing budget, and thinking outside the box to find your fans.
About John Sibley Williams
John Sibley Williams is the author of As One Fire Consumes Another (Orison Poetry Prize, 2019), Skin Memory (Backwaters Prize, 2019), Disinheritance, and Controlled Hallucinations. A nineteen-time Pushcart nominee, John is the winner of numerous awards, including the Philip Booth Award, American Literary Review Poetry Contest, Phyllis Smart-Young Prize, The 46er Prize, Nancy D. Hargrove Editors’ Prize, Confrontation Poetry Prize, and Laux/Millar Prize. He serves as editor of The Inflectionist Review and works as a literary agent. Previous publishing credits include The Yale Review, Midwest Quarterly, Southern Review, Sycamore Review, Prairie Schooner, The Massachusetts Review, Poet Lore, Saranac Review, Atlanta Review, TriQuarterly, Columbia Poetry Review, Mid-American Review, Poetry Northwest, Third Coast, and various anthologies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.