Last year’s Publishing Fair was so successful that we decided to make it an annual event!

Our second annual Amherst Area PUBLISHING FAIR will take place on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Munson Memorial Library, 1046 South East Street, Amherst, MA 01002, from 1-4 pm.

Learn about copyrights and other intellectual property laws relating to authors. Learn about having and managing your own author’s website. Network with experts in all areas of publishing!

$25 Admission includes admission to two workshops and a copy of our new Amherst Area Publishing Directory.

Preregistration for workshops via email is strongly suggested: amherstareapublications@gmail.com.

1:30 Copyright Basics: Hun Ohm, an attorney at Fierst, Kane and Bloomberg LLP in Northampton, will speak on trademark and copyright law basics and other intellectual property law considerations as they relate to authors.

3:00 Authors and Websites: Don Lesser, President of Pioneer Training in Northampton, will present an overview of how to create and manage your own author’s website. Don is a published author, maintains a personal website at russelnod.com, and is highly experienced in training people to use digital tools.



Publishing Fair 2013

We are excited about Amherst’s first Publishing Fair to be on September 28, 2013 at the Masonic Hall, 99 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002. Come to learn about self-publishing in workshops (1)¬†Do-It-Yourself Book Marketing¬†(2) Intro to Self-Publishing (3) Memoirs – Your Questions Answered (4) What Small Presses do.

Experts will be available all day to answer your questions.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Publishing Fair 28 September 2013

We are looking forward to our first, we hope large, Publishing Fair. This will be an event where people can learn how to publish their memoirs, business histories, artwork, poetry, and photographic directories and more.

Please join us on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Masonic Hall, 99 Main Street, Amherst, Massachusetts from 10 AM to 2 PM.