BPNW 2008 Directory

Page 1


Š 2008 Book Publishers Northwest

BPNW Members 2008 page 2

Book Publishers Northwest is a professional trade organization representing the Northwest book publishing community since 1975. For more information on the organization, visit www.bpnw.org.

BPNW Members 2008 page 3

BPNW Members 2008 page 4

PUBLISHERS The following publishers are 2008 members of Book Publishers Northwest. These independent publishers provide both fiction and nonfiction titles as diverse and beautiful as the Northwest. Visit their websites or check out their books at bookstores near you.

BPNW Members 2008 page 5

BPNW Members 2008 page 6

74TH STREET PRODUCTIONS 350 N. 74th Street Seattle, WA 98103 E-mail: info@74thstreet.com Website: www.74thstreet.com 74th Street books are available to the trade through Partners/West, Baker & Taylor, Follet, and Brodart. Titles can also be ordered from the publisher. The company publishes books of high literary and artistic quality, of appeal to children and adults, related to the performing and literary arts.

BPNW Members 2008 page 7

ADOXOGRAPHY BOOKS PO Box 11607 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 E-mail: adoxographybooks@gmailcom Website: www.adoxographybooks.com Publishing literary fiction, nonfiction, juvenile and young adult.

BPNW Members 2008 page 8

ANANSE PRESS 1504 32nd Ave S Seattle, WA 98144 E-mail: gumbomedia@earthlink.net Publisher of nonfiction works of history and culture.

BPNW Members 2008 page 9

BASHO PRESS 10924 Mukilteo Speedway #222 Mukilteo, WA 98275 E-mail: bashopress@aol.com Website: www.bashopress.com Gift books and poetry books including David Ash's Haiku for Life速 series.

BPNW Members 2008 page 10

BENNETT-HASTINGS PUBLISHERS 7326 15th Avenue N.W Seattle, WA 98117 E-mail: bennetthastings@yahoo.com Publishing independent authors in the Pacific Northwest. Book design, cover design, printing, distribution set up and promotion. For a list of titles visit: www.bennetthastings.com Distributors (varies by title): Partners West, Ingram, Amazon See also Bennett-Hastings’ listing under Services for Publishers.

BPNW Members 2008 page 11

BIG RIVER PRESS PO Box 371 Seattle, WA 98326 E-mail: business@bigriverpress.com Website: www.bigriverpress.com Publisher of literary fiction and creative nonfiction.

BPNW Members 2008 page 12

BOOK PUBLISHERS NETWORK PO Box 2256 Bothell, WA 98041 E-mail: sherynhara@earthlink.net “Changing the World One Book at a Time”

BPNW Members 2008 page 13

BRIGHT RING PUBLISHING, INC PO Box 31338 Bellingham, WA 98228 E-mail: maryann@brightring.com Website: www.brightring.com Publishing provides books for teachers, parents & children on art, art projects and art activities including the series Bright Ideas for Learning.

BPNW Members 2008 page 14



POB 2635 Bellingham, WA 98227 E-mail: fred@bytewrite.com Website: www.bytewrite.com Publisher of An American Sin

BPNW Members 2008 page 15

CASCADE PUBLICATIONS 11154 NW Pioneer Rd Seabeck, WA 98380 E-mail: cavalierbooks@aol.com Website: www.laughingcavaliers.com

BPNW Members 2008 page 16

CLEAR CREEK PUBLICATIONS 16212 Bothell Everett Hwy #F151 Mill Creek, WA 98012 E-mail: brian@clearcreekpub.com Website: www.clearcreekpub.com We are a fresh new company that is dedicated to bringing exciting outdoors adventure stories to the marketplace.

BPNW Members 2008 page 17

COUNTERBALANCE BOOKS PO Box 876 Duvall, WA 98019 E-mail: mnilsen@counterbalancebooks.com Website: www.counterbalancebooks.com Publisher of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, memoirs, children's. Through Z-N Enterprises, provides literate designs (mknilsen@znenterprises.com; www.zn-enterprises.com).

BPNW Members 2008 page 18

DENIM BOOKS 16410 85th St NE #D (Box 441) Lake Stevens, WA 98258 E-mail: denimbooks@frontiermail.net

BPNW Members 2008 page 19

DETOUR FARM PO Box 1352 Walla Walla, WA 99362 E-mail: steve@detourfarm.com Website: www.detourfarm.com Publisher of books, CDs, and articles by Sam McLeod.

BPNW Members 2008 page 20

DISCOVERY BAY BOOKS 2023 E Sims Way #275 Port Townsend, WA 98368 E-mail: info@discoverybaybooks.com Website: www.discoverybaybooks.com or www.morelovemorejoy.com Discovery Bay Books is an independent publisher committed to suppport personal and professional growth, inspiration, and discovery. We are located in Port Townsend, WA.

BPNW Members 2008 page 21

DISPATCH TRAVELS PO Box 16102 Seattle, WA 98116 E-mail: info@dispatchtravels.com Website: www.dispatchtravels.com Dispatch Travels is the publisher of Wanderlust and Lipstick series for women including The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo and For Women Traveling to India.

BPNW Members 2008 page 22

DOGWISE PUBLISHING 701B Poplar Wenatchee, WA 98807 E-mail: charlenew@dogwise.com Website: www.dogwise.com Focus on creating humane, understandable and scientifically sound books for people who work with, live with or care about dogs.

BPNW Members 2008 page 23

DUNAMIS HOUSE 19801 SE 123 St Issaquah, WA 98027 E-mail: bfilley@yahoo.com Titles available to the trade through Baker & Taylor, Partners/West, Mountain ‘n Air, Peregrine, and Alpenbooks. Dunamis House is a small publishing house with four titles: two regional books about Mount Rainier, one senior title How to Dispose of Your Stuff - Heavenly Uses for Earthly Goods, and one marketing text, 365 Ways to Market Your Christian Book - Specific People, Places and Plans.

BPNW Members 2008 page 24

EPICENTER PRESS INC. PO Box 82368, Kenmore Station Kenmore, WA 98028 E-mail: info@epicenterpress.com. Phone 425-485-6822 or fax 425-481-8243. Websites: www.EpicenterPress.com, www.VelmaWallis.com, www.JonVanZyle.com Epicenter is primarily a regional trade publisher of books about Alaska. Epicenter’s subsidiary, Aftershocks Media, works in joint ventures with nonprofits and schools as well as private corporations, other publishers, and individuals to produce attractive, professional books for all purposes. Aftershock’s services BPNW Members 2008 page 25

include design, editing, indexing, map-making, marketing, publicity, consulting, and website development.

BPNW Members 2008 page 26

ERICSON DOROW INC 1607 2nd Ave N Seattle, WA 98109 E-mail: jody@ericsondorow.com Website: www.ericsondorow.com Publisher of Popping the Question, Seattle Style by Emerson Robbins.

BPNW Members 2008 page 27

EYE-SCAPES 4233 Thackery Place NE Seattle, WA 98105 E-mail: ellenm@speakeasy.net Photography of the iris of the eye as art

BPNW Members 2008 page 28

GREEN ELMS PO Box 15186 Seattle, WA WA 98115 E-mail: moneysucksthebook@gmail.com Website: www.greenelmspress.com, www.moneysucksthebook.com Money Sucks! gives essential financial information in a concise, easy-to-read, and fun book, with cartoon panels to lighten the subject. Increased financial literacy is a passion of Green Elms Press. Now printing 2nd Edition.

BPNW Members 2008 page 29

HANDS ON BOOKS 1117 Lenora Ct. Bellingham, WA 98225 E-mail: Mchkee@earthlink.net Books demonstrate to children and adults how to construct a notched wood playhouse.

BPNW Members 2008 page 30

HIS WORK CHRISTIAN PUBLISHING PO Box 5732 Ketchikan , AK 99901 E-mail: hiswork@hisworkpub.com Website: www.hisworkpub.com Publisher of Fine Christian books written by authors all over the United States and abroad.

BPNW Members 2008 page 31

HOPEACE PRESS U.S. Contact: Janey Bennett (see also Bennett in Services for Publishers) Website: www.palesurfaceofthings.com Publisher of The Pale Surface of Things (ISBN 978-0-9734007-2-4)

BPNW Members 2008 page 32

IDYLL ARBOR 39129 264th Ave SE Enumclaw, WA 98022. E-mail: tom@IdyllArbor.com Website: www.idyllarbor.com Bookstores can order through Ingram and Baker & Taylor. Idyll Arbor publishes health care information for practitioners and consumers. We cover recreational therapists, activity professionals, and specific issues for consumers, including alcoholism and dentistry. Other imprints: Issues Press reports on difficult societal issues including sex offenders. Pine Winds studies the Life Force (chi) in martial arts and the paranormal. BPNW Members 2008 page 33

ILLUMINATION ARTS PO Box 1865 Bellevue, WA 98009 E-mail: jthompson@illumin.com Website: www.illuminationarts.com Publishes inspiring children picture books.

BPNW Members 2008 page 34

IMPASSIO PRESS PO Box 31905 Seattle, WA 98103 E-mail: olivia@impassio.com Website: www.impassio.com Impassio is a literary press publishing a variety of fragmentary writings and a mix of genres, including journals, diaries, notebooks; letters; aphorisms; and short prose pieces.

BPNW Members 2008 page 35

INNATE HEALTH PUBLISHING 1229 Madison St #1220 Seattle, WA 98104 E-mail: drwangen@comcast.net Website: www.IBSTreatmentCenter.com Publisher of The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution and How to Know When Wheat Is Bad For You.

BPNW Members 2008 page 36

INSIDE OUT PUBLISHING PO Box 1447 Eagle, ID 83616 E-mail: revans05@cableone.net InsideOut publishes spiritual, self-help, progressive and creative literary work.

BPNW Members 2008 page 37

KABRICH 9123 25th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail: DrMK43@msn.com

BPNW Members 2008 page 38

KEARNEY STREET BOOKS PO Box 2021 Bellingham, WA 98227 E-mail: garyrmc@mac.com Available to the trade through Partners/West or contact directly through email. We publish books written by or about music and musicians. Books that rock! Also, we run Tarragon Books, NW fusion fiction.

BPNW Members 2008 page 39

LA FAMILIA 117 Prefontaine Place S Seattle, WA 98104 E-mail: lauren@lafamiliallc.com Website: www.lafamilialcc.com Small press dedicated to literature that inspires

BPNW Members 2008 page 40

MARCO POLO FOUNDATION 1501 17th Ave, Suite 1010 Seattle, WA 98122 E-mail: hrutstein2@aol.com The Marco Polo Odyssey is the exciting, enchanting, enticing story of how the author became the first person to retrace Marco Polo's footsteps in a 13,000 mile journey.

BPNW Members 2008 page 41

CLARE MEEKER 8035 SE 33rd Place #1 Mercer Island, WA 98040 E-mail: creating1@comcast.net Website: www.claremeeker.com Children's book author.

BPNW Members 2008 page 42

METACREATIVE PRESS 15329 SE 49th Place Bellevue, WA 98006 E-mail: metacreativepress@gmail.com Website: metacreativepress.com Publisher of books that address creativity, spirituality, energetic wellbeing, and transformation. This is a new publishing business with two titles in the works: Joyous Child, Joyous Parent: 60 Powerful Ways to Have More Fun and Joy with Your Child and Licensed to Drive: Making Sound Decisions Second Nature.

BPNW Members 2008 page 43

MOTHER LOVE PUBLISHING PO Box 1547 Mukilteo, WA 98275 E-mail: motherlovepublishing@comcast.net This is a newly-established company with one title and a second book in the works. First book is award-winning 50 Ways to Leave Your Mother, a humorous gift book for kids moving out on their own.

BPNW Members 2008 page 44

OCTOBER MIST PUBLISHING PO Box 70809 Seattle, WA 98127 E-mail: info@octobermist.com Website: www.octobermist.com An independent publisher of personal finance and self-help books including Debt is Slavery: and 9 Other Things I Wish My Dad Had Taught Me About Money.

BPNW Members 2008 page 45

ORION/WELLSPRING PUBLISHING 20 Blaine Street Seattle, WA 98109 Publishes titles in the areas of health and wellness, business performance, and emerging science.

BPNW Members 2008 page 46

PANGEAN SUN 36631 SE Fall City-Snoqualmie Rd Fall City, WA 98024 E-mail: sales@pangeansun.com Website: www.pangeansun.com Established in 2002, Pangean Sun has turned from computer science to novels. Splinters to Love is available to the trade via Baker & Taylor.

BPNW Members 2008 page 47

PARENTING PRESS, INC. PO Box 75267 Seattle, WA 98125 E-mail: office@ParentingPress.com Website: www.ParentingPress.com Publishes books for parents and children and those who work with them. Topics include parenting skills for adults, social skills, emotional literacy, abuse prevention, and problem solving how-to for children ages 2 to 12 years.

BPNW Members 2008 page 48

PENCHANT PRESS INTERNATIONAL 1752 N.W. Market Street #310 Seattle, WA. 98107 Website: www.doggyondeck.com Phone: (206) 499-1006 We publish books about boating, travel and animals. We also write private biographies. Our current popular book, now in its second edition is: Doggy on Deck - Life at Sea With a Salty Dog: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Before Cruising with Fido 978-0-9724960-2-5 2007 $18.95 resale

BPNW Members 2008 page 49

PENTODE PRESS 800 5th Avenue #101-147 Seattle, WA 98104 E-mail: info@pentodepress.com Website: www.pentodepress.com Pentode Press is a publisher of academic and technical books. Current titles focus on vacuum-tube electonics, science history, and European literature.

BPNW Members 2008 page 50

PORT GAMBLE PUBLISHING PO Box 582 Eastsound, WA 98245 E-mail: pub@fishermansQuilt.com Website: www.fishermansquilt.com Publisher of The Fisherman's Quilt by Margaret Doyle.

BPNW Members 2008 page 51

PUN & OINK GRAPHICS PO Box 1163 Maple Valley, WA 98038 E-mail: cattlecapers@yahoo.com Website: www.cattlecapers.com Publishes comedy mystery series Cattle Capers. Also provides humorous illustrations by Dawn Kravagna.

BPNW Members 2008 page 52

RACONTEURS PRESS LLC 1425 Broadway, #443 Seattle, WA 98122 E-mail and contact information can be found at www.raconteurs.com Raconteurs Press is an independent publisher of unique books and cards on wine and travel topics.

BPNW Members 2008 page 53

RASTON PUBLISHING 1752 NW Market Street, #108 Seattle, WA 98107 E-mail: gail@rastonpublishing.com Website: www.rastonpublishing.com Software books that cut to the chase. We get it.

BPNW Members 2008 page 54

RIVENDELL PUBLISHING NW 7725 1st Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail: rmmiguel2@comcast.net Publishes adventure travel books including The Gentleman from Finland.

BPNW Members 2008 page 55

ROSE ALLEY PRESS 4203 Brooklyn Ave NE,#103A Seattle, WA 98105 E-mail: rosealleypress@juno.com Website: www.rosealleypress.com Primarily publishes books of rhymed metrical poetry and booklets about writing and publishing.

BPNW Members 2008 page 56

SLAVE TO HER PETS 1502 Thorndyke Ave W Seattle, WA 98199 E-mail: slavetoherpets@msn.com Cartoonist, writer, editor, and self-publisher.

BPNW Members 2008 page 57

SOUTH SLOPE PRODUCTIONS 9311 SE 36th Street #108 Mercer Island, WA 98040 E-mail: sroberts@winetrails.com Website: www.winetrailsnw.com South Slope Productions publishes wine tour guidebooks.

BPNW Members 2008 page 58

STAGGER LEE BOOKS Box 442, 7558 W. Thunderbird #1 Peoria , AZ 85381 E-mail: michael.lalumiere@gmail.com Website: www.staggerleebooks.com Book publisher with four titles including a novel based in Oregon.

BPNW Members 2008 page 59

STONELEIGH PRESS 2929 1st Ave #1214 Seattle, WA 98121 E-mail: anne@annieseries.com Website: www.annieseries.com Independent publisher of the Annie Series about “a girl who's got what it takes.”

BPNW Members 2008 page 60

SUNDIAL PRESS 14211-119th PL NE Kirkland, WA 98034 E-mail: Gcampb2965@aol.com We edit, coach writers, provide resources, and publish both fiction and nonfiction books.

BPNW Members 2008 page 61

THISTLE PRESS PO Box 732 Bellevue, WA 98009 E-mail: dusem@thistlepress.com Website: www.thistlepress.com Founded in 1989, Thistle Press publishes guide books for the Seattle area. Books include: The Pocket Guide to Seattle and Surrounding Areas, Urban Walks, 23 Walks through Seattle’s Parks and Neighborhoods, Seattle’s Totem Poles, and The Pioneers of Lake View. All books include maps and suggestions for self-guided walking tours.

BPNW Members 2008 page 62

TIMEBRIDGES PUBLISHERS LLC 4242 Sunset Beach Drive NW Olympia, WA 98502 Website: www.timebridgespublishers.com Publishers of regional history and award winning historical fiction. New in 2008: Cama Beach: A Guide and a History: How a Unique State Park was Created from a Family Fishing Resort and a Native American Camping Sit.

BPNW Members 2008 page 63

DOROTHY VAN SOEST 7752 19th Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail: dorothyr@comcast.net

BPNW Members 2008 page 64

VITAL SELF INC 545 Rainer Blvd N #6 Issaquah, WA 98027 E-mail: anita@anitahellerworker.com Website: www.undulationexercise.com Self-published author & micro publisher.

BPNW Members 2008 page 65

WHITEHORN PRESS LLC PO Box 1895 Maple Fall, WA 98266 E-mail: jbrowne@telecomplus.net Website: www.susancolleenbrowne.com Whitehorn Press is an author-owned small press launched in 2008. Our first publication will be A Year in the Foothills by Susan Colleen Browne in 2008.

BPNW Members 2008 page 66

SERVICES FOR PUBLISHERS Book Publishers Northwest’s service members provide support for small and independent publishers. Whether you are looking for a printer, an editor, a graphic artists, or a new way to market your work, check this section.

BPNW Members 2008 page 67

JANEY BENNETT, AUTHOR/PROOFREADER 1225 E Sunset Dr., Suite 145 Bellingham, WA 98226 E-mail: janeybennett@yahoo.com Proofreading of press-ready book manuscripts, brochures and other materials.

BPNW Members 2008 page 68

BENNETT-HASTINGS PUBLISHERS 7326 15th Avenue N.W Seattle, WA 98117 E-mail: bennetthastings@yahoo.com Preparing manuscripts for publication: layout, editing, design services. Shopping for best fit publishing package, promotion and distribution services.

BPNW Members 2008 page 69

SHERRILL CARLSON, EDITOR 510 Forsyth Lane, #406 Edmonds, WA 98020 E-mail: sherrillcarlson@earthlink.net Editorial services

BPNW Members 2008 page 70

COMMUNICATING WORDS & IMAGES 6542 52nd Ave S Seattle, WA 98119 E-mail: aptak5118@aol.com Over 30 years of experience in editing, design, and print production services for the discriminating client. Mac platform. Competitive rates. Quality product.

BPNW Members 2008 page 71

EDWARDS BROTHERS INC 2500 S State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 E-mail: mlivesay@edwardsbrothers.com Website: www.edwardsbrothers.com Edwards Brothers has been a "total print solution" for independent and trade publishers since 1893. With 3 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and multiple digital printing service centers, EB offers "Life-of-Title" inventory management, top quality paperback and hardcover books in one and two-color text, fullcolor covers and jackets.

BPNW Members 2008 page 72

HEALING PAGES Rosemary Jones PO Box 19575 Seattle, WA 98119 E-mail: healingpgs@aol.com for quote and availability. Consultant for small and large publishing projects.

BPNW Members 2008 page 73

HERCULES FREIGHT 176 Snead Drive Fairfield Glade, TN 38558 E-mail: dickhampton@frontiernet.net Website: herculesfreight.com Shipping LTL freight from printers and fulfillment houses.

BPNW Members 2008 page 74

LEGACY CONSULTANTS 4914 NE 70th St Seattle, WA 98115 E-mail: burkhaltern@earthlink.net Legacy Consultants writes and publishes personal and business histories. Also edits manuscripts and articles, and ghostwrites

nonfiction work

BPNW Members 2008 page 75

MALLOY INC West Coast office: Cathy Strider 2410 Hidden Valley Dr Santa Rosa, CA 95404 E-mail: cathy_strider@malloy.com Website: www.malloy.com Full service book manufacturing located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with West Coast representative Cathy Strider located in Santa Rosa, California. See website for more information.

BPNW Members 2008 page 76

JENNIFER MCCORD ASSOCIATES LLC 3700 NE 178th St. Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 E-mail: jenamccord@earthlink.com Bringing ideas from inception to publication to the market is the company theme. It is a Publishing Management Consulting company that works with authors & publishers on editorial, marketing, distribution & sales. Co-founder of Publishing Institute at BCC.

BPNW Members 2008 page 77

PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION (PNBA) 214 East 12th Ave. Eugene, OR 97401 E-mail: larry@pnba.org Website: www.pnba.org Northwest trade association of independent booksellers, produces annual trade show in the fall for booksellers and librarians. See website for current programs.

BPNW Members 2008 page 78

SEATTLE BOOK/ROSETTA SOLUTION 14151 Brownsville Hwy NE Poulsbo, WA 98370 E-mail: TedT@SeattleBook.com Website: www.SeattleBook.com Seattle Book Company helps experienced self-published authors and publishers. Using our patent pending, RosettaMachineT automated publishing system, we publish and achieve world-wide distribution of print and electronic editions. A Harcourt representative advises our board. Current publishing clients include Dan Poynter and DAW Books. Our parent company is Rosetta Solutions, Inc.

BPNW Members 2008 page 79

THOMSON-SHORE 7300 W Joy Road Dexter, MI 48130 E-mail: davet@tshore.com marias@tshore.com Website: www.tshore.com Thomson-Shore is a quality book manufacturer that believes in customer satisfaction. We offer complete bindery services and stateof-the-art electronics pre-press. Take a virtual tour of our facilities at www.tshore.com

BPNW Members 2008 page 80

Z-N ENTERPRISES PO Box 876 Duvall, WA 98019 Website: www.zn-enterprises.com Z-N Enterprises provides editorial, design, and typographic services.

BPNW Members 2008 page 81

Book Publishers Northwest is an affiliate of

INDEPENDENT BOOK PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION 627 Aviation Way Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Website: www.pma-online.org Nonprofit trade association, representing more than 4,000 independent publishers throughout the U.S. & Canada. Assists in marketing to the trade (bookstores, libraries, reviewers, foreign rights buyers). Presents programs to educate the independent publisher, the largest being the Publishing University, three days prior to the BEA in the host city. Awards the Benjamin Franklin Awards to the best in publishing each year in late May or June. BPNW Members 2008 page 82

Issuu converts static files into: digital portfolios, online yearbooks, online catalogs, digital photo albums and more. Sign up and create your flipbook.