MBPR Events

MBPR hosts informational lunches throughout the year, inviting speakers to address issues of importance to the membership. Our meetings are often the most well-attended publishing events in our region. To receive information about upcoming events, sign up for our e-newsletter. We also hold an annual meeting, co-host monthly happy hours with the MN Publishing Tweet Up, moderate a discussion group on LinkedIn, and produce an annually updated directory.

The 2018–19 event topics are below (luncheons unless otherwise noted):
  • September 12: Copyright/trademark refresher, with a focus on new media challenges, with David W. Koehser
  • November 14: Working with Amazon
  • January 16: Publicity via “influencers”
  • March 13: Diverse Representations in Children’s Literature with Namrata Tripathi, VP and Publisher of Kokila
  • March 19: MBPR internship fair, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
  • May 9: Beyond print and e-books: Leveraging content

(NOTE: Event topics and dates are subject to change.)

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Upcoming Ticketed Events

MBPR 2019 Internship Fair

Join the Minnesota Book Publishers’ Roundtable for the 2019 Internship Fair, where publishers will be on-site to answer your questions, take résumés, and discuss the opportunities available at their companies.

March 19, 2019 - 05:30 PM
Open Book, 1011 S Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55415
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