Saturday, April 12, 2008

Fredericton Small Press Fair: Summer 2008

Fredericton Small Press Fair: Summer 2008
12 July, Saturday, 12-5 pm
General public admission is free.
This location is not yet wheelchair accessible.
This fair has been co-ordinated to coincide with the revived Maritime Writers' Workshop, 6–12 July. For MWW info, contact: UNB College of Extended Learning, ph (506) 452-6360, MWW registration: ph (506) 453-4646.
Location: Charlotte Street Arts Centre Auditorium, 732 Charlotte St, Google map.

Organizers: revue ellipse mag and Maritimes Arts Projects Productions.

Exhibitor fees (including HST): tables $15 (full tables only), author readings $5 (sound system rental). Contact (506) 454-5127, to reserve tables and readings. Payable, preferably in advance, to: Maritimes Arts Projects Productions, Box 596 Stn A, Fredericton NB E3B 5A6.

Free things (info, publication, calls for submissions, etc) can be mailed to the same address for distribution @ the fair. The fair itself will not undertake to sell anything for folks who can't make it, but if you can arrange for someone to represent you @ the fair that would be great!

15 March 2008poster's 2008 SPRING small press fair photo album

2008 AUTUMN: Our autumn fair will be co-ordinated in association with the 2008 Side by Side Festival of Literary Translation / Côte à Côte festival de traduction littéraire.

Friday, April 11, 2008

the ottawa small press book fair, spring 2008 edition

span-o (the small press action network - ottawa) presents:

the ottawa
small press
book fair
spring edition
will be happening Saturday, June 21, 2007
in room 203 of the Jack Purcell Community Centre (on Elgin, at 320 Jack Purcell Lane).

contact rob at to sign up for a table, etc.

General info: the ottawa small press book fair noon to 5pm (opens at 11am for exhibitors)
admission free to the public.
$20 for exhibitors (payable to rob mclennan, c/o 858 Somerset St W, main floor, Ottawa Ontario K1R 6R7). full tables only. for catalog, exhibitors should send (on paper, not email name of press, address, email, web address, contact person, type of publications, list of publications (with price), if submissions are being considered & any other pertinent info, including upcoming ottawa-area events (if any). also, due to the increased demand for table space, exhibitors are asked to confirm far earlier than usual. i.e. -- before, say, the day of the fair.

the fair usually contains exhibitors with poetry books, novels, cookbooks, posters, t-shirts, graphic novels, comic books, magazines, scraps of paper, gum-ball machines with poems, 2x4s with text, etc, including (at previous events) Bywords, Dusty Owl, Chaudiere Books, above/ground press, Room 302 Books, The Puritan, The Ottawa Arts Review, Buschek Books, The Grunge Papers, Broken Jaw Press, BookThug, Proper Tales Press, and others. happens twice a year, founded in 1994 by rob mclennan & James Spyker. now run by rob mclennan thru span-o. questions,

free things can be mailed for fair distribution to the same address. we will not be selling things for folk who cant make it, sorry. also, always looking for volunteers to poster, move tables, that sort of thing. let me know if anyone able to do anything. thanks. for more information, bother rob mclennan.

if you're able/willing to distribute posters/fliers for the fair, contact Grant Wilkins at

NEW! info on the pre-book fair reading the night before!