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

Upcoming Events

46th Annual Book Show Call for Entries

August 1, 2017

Your best book designs deserve to be recognized!  Click here to enter! Achieve visibility for your most beautiful books from the 2016 publishing season by entering them in our highly acclaimed book show competition! Books, covers, jackets, ebooks, and product catalogs across genres are accepted, and the entry process is simple. Submissions will be displayed at our […]


Past Events

BAWiP Happy Hour at Temescal Brewing

June 14, 2017

Please join Bay Area Women in Publishing for our happy hour. Come network and optimize your career goals with other women who are leading publishing forward! Bay Area Women in Publishing meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month in various locations around the Bay. All women in the publishing industry who are interested in attending […]


Empower Yourself: Find the Right Publishing Job for You​

May 17, 2017


Andres Barba in conversation with Yiyun Li

April 25, 2017

Andres Barba discusses his new novel, Such Small Hands, with Yiyun Li, followed by a party sponsored by Transit Books. Learn more:


2017 PPN Conference

April 21, 2017
Job or Vocation? ​Publishing as a Way of Life Join us for a​ full day of plenary and keynote speakers, professional development sessions, and interactive roundtables.​ ​We expect spots to fill up as early as March 15, 2017, so don't delay and register now! Read more...

Oakland Happy Hour at Lost & Found Beer Garden

April 12, 2017

Please join Bay Area Women in Publishing for our monthly happy hour on April 12, 2017 from 6-8pm in Oakland at the Lost & Found Beer Garden at 2040 Telegraph Avenue. It’s a great opportunity to meet some truly awesome women for networking and camaraderie. All women in the publishing industry are welcome, so please […]


PubDate Oakland

March 16, 2017

Bring your friends who write, edit, design, or publish things!


Bay Area Women in Publishing Happy Hour

March 8, 2017

Free, but RSVP is required:


Please join us at the 2016 PPN Book Show and Scholarship Event

July 20, 2016
This year, the Publishing Professionals Network has combined its annual book show and scholarship event into one night to celebrate the thriving art of the printed book. Come spend a summer evening with your industry colleagues to toast the year’s best book designs and enjoy the fresh perspectives of the next generation of book designers. Read more...

The Book Industry Environmental Council’s Fall 2016 Meeting

April 10, 2016

The Book Industry Environmental Council, is a small, but dedicated group consisting of publishers, printers, paper merchants and mills that are passionate about examining the environmental impacts of the publishing industry, and educating ourselves and our industry colleagues about these issues. Please join us for the October 4th speaker presentations. Come learn more about the latest […]