Seattle Book Summit Returns In August

The 3rd Seattle Book Summit will be held August 1 at Seattle’s Central Library, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room, Level 4, Room 1, 1000 4th Avenue. This event organized by PR For People offers a variety of speakers in 15 to 45 minute panels as per the schedule sent to Book Publishers Northwest. The cost ranges from $35 to $75, with the event free for PR For People clients. For more information, see Eventbrite for registration.


9am to 9:30am Registration and Networking
9:45 to 10:00 Opening Remarks-Patricia Vaccarino
10:00 to 10: 30 Opening with Emcee-Comedian and Author: Wali Collins
10:30 to 11:15 Keynote Speaker Tim Girvin “The Human Brand”
11:15 to 11:30 Tim Girvin Q&A
11:45 to 12:00 pm Current Trends in Publishing 2013: Kelsye Nelson
12:00 to 12:15 Book Elements, Panelists: Abigail Carter, Kelyse Nelson Moderated by: Robbin Block
12:15  to 12:30 Book Elements Q&A
12:30 to 1:00 Intellectual Property Rights for Authors: Attorney Claire Hawkins
1:00 to 1:15 Legal Q&A
1:15 to 1:45 Session 2 — Marketing, Marketing, Marketing! Panelists: Robbin Block, Abigail Carter, Kelsye Nelson, David Volk, Debra Prinzing Moderated by: Patricia Vaccarino
1:45 to 2pm Marketing Q&A
2:00 – Keynote Speaker: The Power of the Written Word: Lauri Conner
2:15 to 3:00 The State of the Publishing Industry, Panelists: Attorney Scott Warner, Peter Atkins, Carol Tice, Kelsye Nelson Moderated by: Abigail Carter
3:00 Closing Remarks: Wali Collins
3:30 to 5:00pm – Reception – Cocktail party/mixer

Registration at
$75 for Attendees
$35 for Students with a valid ID or Seniors 65+
Free for clients of PR for People® and event sponsors and supporters