Sponsors

Alaska Book Week 2016 Sponsors
A big Thank You to all the 2016 Alaska Book Week Sponsors! Without your continued sponsorship and donations, Alaska Book Week would not happen. Our magnificent sponsors for the 2016 statewide celebration:

DENALI LEVEL ($1,000 and above)
Friesens Corporation
Friesens is one of North America’s premier book manufacturers. We are employee-owned and use the latest technology and equipment available to the printing industry. Given our location at the heart of the continent, we are well positioned to deliver exceptional quality book projects throughout the USA and Canada. http://www.friesens.com/

 



MT. ST. ELIAS ($500-999)

 Alaska Northwest Books®Graphic Arts Books® Our mission is to connect readers with exceptional authors and their inspiring writing by developing books of value with regional focus and of national note utilizing emerging technology in print and e-book publishing. We focus mainly on regional titles, but we also publish cookbooks, biographies, fiction, young adult novels, children's books and cover categories such as history, photographic works and more, as well. Our roots trace back to 1959 in Alaska with the start of our Alaska Northwest Books® imprint, to 1967 with our Graphic Arts Books® imprint, and up to present day with our WestWinds Press® imprint. Our newest additions are: the Pruett Publishing series, acquired in 2012, and the Companion Press series, acquired in 2013. Visit us at www.graphicartsbooks.com.

MT. CHAMBERLAIN ($250-499)
Arctic Cliffhangers is the Alaska Chapter of Sisters in Crime, an international organization with 48 chapters worldwide dedicated to the professional development and advancement of women crime writers. Its mission is to advance education and literacy in Anchorage and across the state of Alaska by the encouragement, facilitation, and promotion of literature and the arts, with an emphasis on the reading and writing of crime fiction written by women. Visit them at www.arcticcliffhangers.org.
 
University of Alaska Press is a nonprofit scholarly publisher and distributor of print and electronic books about Alaska and the circumpolar regions. UA Press publications cover an expanding range of subjects, including politics and history, Native languages and cultures, science and natural history, biography and memoir, poetry, fiction and anthologies, and original translations. UA Press also serves as a distributor for many entities within the University of Alaska System and various independent publishers. UA Press books reach a global audience through sales and distribution provided by the University of Chicago Press. Visit them at www.alaska.edu/uapress.

Todd Communications is an Alaska book publisher offering editing, book design, book printing and wholesale distribution to other publishing companies and self-published authors of Alaska titles.


Epicenter Press, founded in Alaska in 1988, has published more than 175 titles covering a broad range of nonfiction touching on history, memoirs and biographies, adventure, aviation, humor, true crime, mystery and the unexplained, sled dog mushing, women's stories, Native American culture, and more. A regional press, we seek both the traditional and innovative high-quality trade books, e-books and occasional color gift books. We also have an arm called Aftershocks to assist independent publishers-businesses, non-profits, and individual authors-who wish to publish and market professional books. Learn more at www.epicenterpress.com.

IN-KIND DONATIONS/SPONSORS






Become a Sponsor

Alaska Book Week is thankful for the financial and in-kind support of community members. If you or someone you know is interested in sponsoring Alaska Book Week, please click on the flyer below, then contact the ABW coordinator at akbookweek@gmail.com for more information.

Thank You to the 2015 Alaska Book Week Sponsors

Epicenter Press, founded in Alaska in 1988, has published more than 175 titles covering a broad range of nonfiction touching on history, memoirs and biographies, adventure, aviation, humor, true crime, mystery and the unexplained, sled dog mushing, women's stories, Native American culture, and more. A regional press, we seek both the traditional and innovative high-quality trade books, e-books and occasional color gift books. We also have an arm called Aftershocks to assist independent publishers-businesses, non-profits, and individual authors-who wish to publish and market professional books. Learn more at www.epicenterpress.com.

MT. CHAMBERLAIN ($250-499)

Shorefast Editions is the culmination of a joint dream of Katrina Woolford Pearson and Colleen Mondor to share the literature of the Last Frontier with readers eager to hold in their hands books of beautiful design while discovering all that Alaska has to offer. Shorefast Editions are edited and designed in Alaska, with cover illustrations by Alaskan artists. Learn more at www.shorefasteditions.com.

Arctic Cliffhangers is the Alaska Chapter of Sisters in Crime, an international organization with 48 chapters worldwide dedicated to the professional development and advancement of women crime writers. Its mission is to advance education and literacy in Anchorage and across the state of Alaska by the encouragement, facilitation, and promotion of literature and the arts, with an emphasis on the reading and writing of crime fiction written by women. Visit them at www.arcticcliffhangers.org.


University of Alaska Press is a nonprofit scholarly publisher and distributor of print and electronic books about Alaska and the circumpolar regions. UA Press publications cover an expanding range of subjects, including politics and history, Native languages and cultures, science and natural history, biography and memoir, poetry, fiction and anthologies, and original translations. UA Press also serves as a distributor for many entities within the University of Alaska System and various independent publishers. UA Press books reach a global audience through sales and distribution provided by the University of Chicago Press. Visit them at www.alaska.edu/uapress.

MT. ST. ELIAS ($500-999)

Alaska Northwest Books®Graphic Arts Books® Our mission is to connect readers with exceptional authors and their inspiring writing by developing books of value with regional focus and of national note utilizing emerging technology in print and e-book publishing. We focus mainly on regional titles, but we also publish cookbooks, biographies, fiction, young adult novels, children's books and cover categories such as history, photographic works and more, as well. Our roots trace back to 1959 in Alaska with the start of our Alaska Northwest Books® imprint, to 1967 with our Graphic Arts Books® imprint, and up to present day with our WestWinds Press® imprint. Our newest additions are: the Pruett Publishing series, acquired in 2012, and the Companion Press series, acquired in 2013. Visit us at www.graphicartsbooks.com.

2014 Sponsors

DENALI LEVEL ($1,000 and above)

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Alaska Humanities Forum.


MOUNT ST. ELIAS LEVEL ($500-999)

The Alaska Center for the Book stimulates pubic interest in literacy through the spoken and written word, acting as a catalyst to bring together Alaskan readers, writers, booksellers, librarians, publishers, printers, educators, parents, scholars, radio and television broadcaster, public and private sector leaders, among others, to promote and build the information and literate citizenry vital to a strong democracy. Learn more at www.alaskacenterforthebook.org.
Arctic Cliffhangers is the Alaska Chapter of Sisters in Crime, an international organization with 48 chapters worldwide dedicated to the professional development and advancement of women crime writers. Its mission is to advance education and literacy in Anchorage and across the state of Alaska by the encouragement, facilitation, and promotion of literature and the arts, with an emphasis on the reading and writing of crime fiction written by women. Visit them at www.arcticcliffhangers.org.


Alaska Northwest Books®Graphic Arts Books® Our mission is to connect readers with exceptional authors and their inspiring writing by developing books of value with regional focus and of national note utilizing emerging technology in print and e-book publishing. We focus mainly on regional titles, but we also publish cookbooks, biographies, fiction, young adult novels, children's books and cover categories such as history, photographic works and more, as well. Our roots trace back to 1959 in Alaska with the start of our Alaska Northwest Books® imprint, to 1967 with our Graphic Arts Books® imprint, and up to present day with our WestWinds Press® imprint. Our newest additions are: the Pruett Publishing series, acquired in 2012, and the Companion Press series, acquired in 2013. Visit them at www.graphicartsbooks.com.

Shorefast Editions is the culmination of a joint dream of Katrina Woolford Pearson and Colleen Mondor to share the literature of the Last Frontier with readers eager to hold in their hands books of beautiful design while discovering all that Alaska has to offer. Shorefast Editions are edited and designed in Alaska, with cover illustrations by Alaskan artists. Learn more at www.shorefasteditions.com.

University of Alaska Press is a nonprofit scholarly publisher and distributor of print and electronic books about Alaska and the circumpolar regions. UA Press publications cover an expanding range of subjects, including politics and history, Native languages and cultures, science and natural history, biography and memoir, poetry, fiction and anthologies, and original translations. UA Press also serves as a distributor for many entities within the University of Alaska System and various independent publishers. UA Press books reach a global audience through sales and distribution provided by the University of Chicago Press. Visit them at www.alaska.edu/uapress.


SULTANA LEVEL ($250-499)

Great Northwest, Inc. provides quality construction at competitive rates while maintaining safe working conditions and environmentally clean worksites. A general construction company, Great Northwest, Inc. specializes in road and airport construction; ice road and oil field support; site development; site reclamation; landscaping; underground utilities and remote sites. Find out more at www.grtnw.com.


MT. COOK LEVEL (up to $250)

Epicenter Press, founded in Alaska in 1988, has published more than 175 titles covering a broad range of nonfiction touching on history, memoirs and biographies, adventure, aviation, humor, true crime, mystery and the unexplained, sled dog mushing, women's stories, Native American culture, and more. A regional press, we seek both the traditional and innovative high-quality trade books, e-books and occasional color gift books. We also have an arm called Aftershocks to assist independent publishers-businesses, non-profits, and individual authors-who wish to publish and market professional books. Learn more at www.epicenterpress.com.

The Babbling Book is a year-round, full-service independent bookstore in Haines, Alaska with an extensive Alaska book section as well as new books of all kinds, as well as cards, maps, gifts and a large array of specialty toys.

VP&D House Alaska-based Vered Publishing & Design House has editors and designers trained in all of the latest technology to produce beautiful, high quality books. We want to give talented, hard-working writers an opportunity to get published and get your books into the hands of readers. We focus on smaller print runs (soft or hard cover), e-books, editing, and design consulting services. All our books are printed in the United States on recycled paper using non-toxic inks. VPD House produces beautiful, high quality books. Learn more at www.vpdhouse.com.