Providing educational resources and opportunities for all individuals involved in book and book-related publishing.

Events

NEG | Far North Editors Meeting

November 13, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Northeast Editors Guild

The Far North Editors meet every second Wednesday from 11:15am to 12:45pm at The Olde Towne Grainery Tea Room & Galleria in Mount Vernon (100 E Montgomery St, Mt Vernon, WA 98273).

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BCC | Pasadena Printmaker Frances Gearhart Celebrates California

November 13, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Book Club of California

As a Pasadena artist, Frances Gearhart (1869-1959) was embedded in the time, place and ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement. Her color block prints of the California landscape personifies a handcrafted aesthetic. An exhibition of Gearhart’s work and a talk by Susan Futterman, author.

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BAWiP | Happy Hour: Cornerstone Berkeley

November 13, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Bay Area Women in Publishing

Please join Bay Area Women in Publishing for our next happy hour. We will be meeting on November 13th at Cornerstone Berkeley from 6pm to 8pm.

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PPN BIMONTHLY MEETUP | November 2019

November 14, 2019

Let’s Catch Up!

Come join us for the November PPN Bimonthly Meetup! Look for the PPN sign at one of the patio picnic tables and you’re there.

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LETTERFORM ARCHIVE | Salon: The Wood Type Prints of Jack Stauffacher

November 14, 2019

Hosted/sponsored by Letterform Archive

To celebrate our third book, Only on Saturday: The Wood Type Prints of Jack Stauffacher, Letterform Archive presents an evening review of the beloved printer’s works in the collection. For this expertly written and handsomely designed book, Publisher and Curator Rob Saunders presents a sneak peek at many of these never-before-seen pieces and shares what makes them so remarkable.
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BCC | The Artist and the Printer: The Book Club of California’s Quarterly and Two Lifetimes of Image Making

November 18, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Book Club of California

A discussion with Michael Schwab, graphic artist, and Richard Seibert, letterpress printer.

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AIGA SF | WILD + Visa: Developing Your Leadership Style

November 19, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: AIGA SF

Join us for an intimate, roundtable discussion—think a round-robin format, or “World Café” style— with women in design leadership roles to chat about what it’s like to be a woman in design, a mother in leadership, discuss different leadership styles, and all the challenges that may come as you work your way up to the ‘top’.

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SFCB | Typewriter Jam Holiday Edition

November 22, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: San Francisco Center for the Book

Details to come!

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THANKSGIVING

November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from PPN!

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PPN BOOK SHOW | Book Show Event Registration Opens

December 1, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: PPN

Please email us at operations@pubpronetwork.org to learn more about entrance deadlines.

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SJPL | LocalLit 2019

December 1, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: San Jose Public Library

San Jose’s King Library hosts their seventh annual LocalLit event, with authors and panels and book sales for your holiday giving needs. Details to come, but put this one on your calendar!

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BCC | Exhibition Opening: A Shimmer of Joy: Children’s Picture Books in America

December 2, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Book Club of California

Remarks by Chris Loker, author. Details to come.

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AIGA SF | Salesforce UX Mentorship Night: Winter Edition

December 3, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: AIGA SF

Meet the design team of Salesforce UX—they’re hiring! You’ll get a chance to hear from our special guests, network with designers from all over, receive career guidance and have your portfolio reviewed by someone from the design or recruiting team. Dinner will be served.

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ARION PRESS | Holiday Open House

December 7, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Arion Press

Drop by the pressroom, gallery, and typefoundry on Saturday, December 7th between noon and 5pm for our annual free holiday open house. We will celebrate the 99th birthday of one of our typecasting machines; share stories about the history of printing in San Francisco; demonstrate our historic tools and machinery and spread good cheer. The Arion storefront and M&H Type will be open for last-minute holiday purchases for the letterpress-lovers in your life.

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BCC | The Adventures of the Mark Twain Museum and the Territorial Enterprise Newspaper in Virginia City, Nevada: Discovering a Vast Collection of Antique Type from the 1860s

December 9, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Book Club of California

A co-presentation by the American Printing History Association Northern California, this illustrated talk will be led by Steve Robison, printer, Tahoe Letterpress, and Katherine Case, owner of Meridian Press.

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BAEF | Talking about Tech

December 9, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Bay Area Editors’ Forum

With the ever-increasing pervasiveness of technology in the publishing industry, keeping up with new hardware and software is crucial to staying competitive. In this group discussion, we will address writing and editing tools and more.

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BCC | Paul Robertson Endowed Lecture on the History, Art, and Literature of California

December 11, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Book Club of California

An illustrated talk by Laura A. Ackley, author of the award-winning book San Francisco’s Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

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SFCB | Art Book Show & Tell

December 13, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: San Francisco Center for the Book

Details to come!

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HANUKKAH

December 22, 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM PPN!

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CHRISTMAS DAY

December 25, 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM PPN!

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KWANZAA

December 26, 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM PPN!

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NEW YEAR’S DAY

January 1, 2020

Happy 2020 from PPN!

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LETTERFORM ARCHIVE | A Crash Course in Type Selection

January 11, 2020 to January 12, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: Letterform Archive

Spend a weekend learning how to pick the right typeface, while navigating the latest font formats, suppliers, and licensing options with confidence.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

January 20, 2020
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PPN | Book Show Event

January 24, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: PPN

Please email us at operations@pubpronetwork.org to learn more.

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LETTERFORM ARCHIVE | Introduction to Modern Type Design

February 5, 2020 to February 8, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: Letterform Archive

This course is an introduction to the techniques and processes used in professional type design. Students will create their own original typefaces as they gain an understanding of the methodologies and software used to produce high-quality digital type.

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PRESIDENT’S DAY

February 17, 2020
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LETTERFORM ARCHIVE | Unconventional Type Families

February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: Letterform Archive

How far can we stretch the concept of different styles within the same type family? What constitutes one? Contemporary examples are showing us that typefaces can be designed beyond the conventional weight (light/bold) or width (condensed/extended) axis. In this two-days intensive workshop students will experiment designing with a “crazy” axis, learning (and breaking!) the boundaries of a type family.

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LITERARY ARTS | Everybody Reads 2020 (Portland)

March 5, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: Literary Arts

Celebrate the power of books to create a stronger community by attending the 2020 Everybody Reads author event with Tommy Orange. Literary Arts is proud to host an evening with award-winning author Tommy Orange as the culminating event of Multnomah County Library’s Everybody Reads program.

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NCIBA | Spring Workshop & ABA Forum

March 29, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: Northern California Independent Booksellers Association

The NCIBA produces an annual spring workshop—a daylong program which includes a variety of sessions dealing with topics of concern to our members. The event will be Sunday, March 29th, 2020 at the Presidio in San Francisco.

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PRINTED MATTER | LA Art Book Fair Opening Night

April 2, 2020

Hosted/organized by: Printed Matter

Printed Matter presents the seventh LA Art Book Fair (LAABF), April 3–5 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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PRINTED MATTER | LA Art Book Fair

April 3, 2020 to April 5, 2020

Hosted/organized by: Printed Matter

Printed Matter presents the seventh LA Art Book Fair (LAABF), April 3–5 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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AIGA SF | Portfolio Day 2020

April 4, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: AIGA SF

Join us for the largest and what is considered the most well-respected portfolio review on the West Coast! Whether you’re entering the job market for the first time, transitioning in your career, or just want some sage advice, our reviewers are there for you to provide essential feedback. If you’re in the early stages of putting your portfolio or just polishing it up, this is the perfect opportunity to speak to the experts about how to put your best foot forward.

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SJPG | 2020 S.F. Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wayzgoose

April 18, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: San Jose Printers’ Guild

This FREE event celebrates letterpress printing, book arts, printmaking, typography, ephemera, paper making, and allied arts. Exhibitor registration opens in January 2020.

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INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY 2020

April 20, 2020

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different.

http://www.indiebookstoreday.com

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BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL

May 2, 2020 to May 3, 2020

Hosted/Organized by: The Bay Area Book Festival

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MEMORIAL DAY

May 25, 2020
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AIGA-SF | SF Design Week 2020

June 16, 2020 to June 25, 2020

Hosted/Sponsored by: AIGA-SF

The 2020 Dates have been announced for SF Design Week, an essential week-long city-wide festival showcasing the unique intersection of ideas, design, business & entrepreneurism that makes the Bay Area the birthplace of the future!

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

July 4, 2020
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LABOR DAY

September 7, 2020
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