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distributor of award-wining figures inspired by nature and powered by the
Co. description: Sage Publications is an
independent international book and journal publisher in social sciences, technology,
and medicine. Corwin Press is the premier
publisher of professional learning resources
for pre-k– 12 educators. CQ Press is a publisher of books and directories on American
politics, federal and state government,
American institutions, campaigns and
elections, current events, and world affairs.
Co. description: An international voice in
original e-book fiction since its launch in
2005, Samhain Publishing features award-winning and bestselling authors in contemporary, paranormal, and historical romance, erotic, and horror fiction.
San Francisco Writers Conference
Co. description: The annual San Francisco
Writers Conference at the Mark Hopkins
Hotel helps writers get published with the
help of top agents, editors, publishers and
bestselling authors. The San Francisco
Writing for Change event is for nonfiction
writers. The San Francisco Writers University offers online/live writing education.
Santillana USA Publishing Company
Co. description: Spanish-language gener-al-trade publisher with U.S. home office in
Miami. Publications include literature and
reference materials, including fiction, non-fiction, media tie-ins, health/spiritual, self-help, children’s literature, and reference
Co. description: Sarabande is a nonprofit
literary press dedicated to short fiction, es-
says, and poetry. Galley and promotional
item giveaway for Thrown, an investigation
of mixed martial arts fighters by journalist
Kerry Howley, called “a masterful debut”
by Gary Shteyngart and “a great American
story” by Hanna Rosin. Also on hand is
Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writ-
ers selection Elegy on Kinderklavier, short
stories about the Iraq war by Arna Bon-
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Co. description: SCB Distributors is a
full-service North American trade book
distributor for over 170 independent publishers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Co. description: Schiffer Publishing is a
family-owned, independent publisher.
Since 1974, it has published 5,000+ titles
on the diverse subjects, from antiques and
collectibles, arts and crafts, to military history, architecture and design, food and entertaining, and the metaphysical.
Co. description: Established for nearly a
century, Scholastic is the world’s largest
publisher and distributor of English-language children’s books anda creator of educational materials for school and home.
Books/galleys: If Kids Ran the World (The
Blue Sky Press) by Leo and Diane Dillon;
Sisters (Graphix) by Raina Telgemeier; The
Iron Trial: Book 1 of the Magisterium (
Scholastic Press) by Holly Black and Cassandra
Clare; Sinner (Scholastic Press) by Maggie
Stiefvater; Star Wars: Jedi Academy: Return
of the Padawan (Scholastic Inc.) by Jeffrey
Brown; Love Is the Drug (Arthur A. Levine
Books) by Alaya Dawn Johnson.
School Zone Publishing Company
Co. description: For 30 years, School Zone
has been a market leader in children’s edu-
cational products. From the bestselling Get
Ready series to award-winning software,
School Zone offers a full line of educational
materials for parents, teachers, and chil-
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers ff
Co. description: Educating, promoting,
advocating and defending the interests of
Speculative Fiction professionals and the
Second Story Press
Co. description: Fiction and nonfiction
for all ages with an emphasis on social justice, strong female characters, and a variety
of interests: children’s empowerment, feminism, disability, First Nations/aboriginal
stories, LGBT and Judaica.
Self-Counsel Press Inc.
Co. description: Self-Counsel Press provides business and legal self-help titles,
authored by experts, written in clear, easily
Co. description: Sellers Publishing publishes trade and gift books, calendars, and
RSVP greeting cards.
Seven Stories Press
Co. description: Founded in 1995, Seven
Stories Press publishes works of the imagination and political titles by voices of conscience. While most widely known for its
books on politics, human rights and social
and economic justice, Seven Stories continues to champion literature, with a list encompassing both innovative debut novels
and National Book Award–winning poetry
collections, as well as prose and poetry in
Severn House Publishers
Co. description: Severn House specialises
in hardcover fiction titles, mainly for the