Contact Information

University at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, New York 12222

Phone: 518 442-5620 

e-mail: writers@albany.edu

website: http://nyswritersinstitute.org/

Exhibitors at the Albany Book Festival 

At various locations throughout the Campus Center

50/50 Press, LLC

Our dynamic creative team currently publishes between 12 and 24 titles each year.  Half of our books are produced by September Sky Press, our imprint for adult readers.  The other half are produced by Melody Press, our imprint for children and young adults. All of our titles are available as print and eBooks. Website: www.5050press.com

518 Publishing Company LLC

Advancing the interests of writers in the 518 region through networking, advocacy, and publication. Website: http://www.pub518.com

Aforementioned Productions 

Aforementioned is an independent press that publishes fiction, poetry, and essay collections, as well as an annual print literary journal, apt. We support literature as social action, and our aesthetic favors challenging writing that combines the cerebral and the visceral. Website: http://aforementioned.org

APL Foundation and the Friends of Albany Public Library

The Friends of the Albany Public Library is a member-based organization that supports the library’s mission through programming and donations. The Albany Public Library Foundation provides critical financial support to the Albany Public Library. Website: http://albanypubliclibraryfoundation.org

Barnes & Noble UAlbany Bookstore

Website: Albany.bncollege.com

Bloated Toe Publishing

We publish books by North Country / Adirondack authors, typically about North Country / Adirondack history and other related topics. Website: books.bloatedtoe.com

The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza

Website: https://www.bhny.com/

Confucius Institute

UAlbany Confucius Institute promotes the learning of Chinese language, culture and economy.  It offers various academic, cultural and educational activities/opportunities to both campus population and the community in the Capital Region. Website: albany.edu/Confucius

Discover Albany

Tourism Promotion Agency for Albany County. Website: www.albany.org

Editorial Freelancers Associations (EFA)

The EFA is a national not-for-profit—501©6 organization, headquartered in New York City. The EFA’s members, experienced in a wide range of professional skills, live and work all across the United States and in other countries. Members are editors, writers, indexers, proofreaders, researchers, desktop publishers, translators, and others who offer a broad range of skills and specialties. Website: https://www.the-efa.org

The Food Readers Organization

The Food Readers Organization started as an idea in 2016 during the grassroots development of the Albany Food Readers Book Club in Albany, New York. Impressed with the book club's success in Albany, the idea to create similar experiences through a central hub dedicated to the development of food-focused book clubs across the state of New York, the nation, or the world took action in April 2018. Website: www.FoodReaders.com

Grassroot Givers

Website: https://www.grassrootgivers.org/


Highland Mountain Publishing 

Janine De Tillio Cammarata is an author and owner of Highland Mountain Publishing, where I share my vision of hope and empowerment through books and teaching writing workshops. Website: www.highlandpub.com

Hudson Valley Writers Guild

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild has been a resource for local authors since 1983. The Guild sponsors readings and workshops for local writers. Website: Hvwg.org

Interlink Publishing

Interlink Publishing is an independent publishing house specializing in fiction-in-translation, current affairs/history/illustrated children’s books, and award-winning international cookbooks. Website: www.interlinkbooks.com

Jaja's Kids

Website: https://jajjaskids.org/

Lakes to Locks Passage

Lakes to Locks Passage is a nonprofit organization that manages a scenic byway from New York's Capital Region to the Canadian border--a region of spectacular landscapes laden with history, culture, and art. Our mission is to inspire people to discover, honor, celebrate, and share the heritage and stories that connect our lives and to foster vibrant communities for future generations. Our books help share those stories. Website: www.lakestolocks.org & www.passageport.org


McPherson & Company 

An independent literary and arts publisher based in Kingston, New York, since 1978. Website: www.mcphersonco.com

M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives

Website: library.albany.edu/archive

New York News Publishers Association News Media Literacy Program

Association of NY Newspapers—daily, weekly, in-print & online. Website: www.nynpa.com

New York State Library

The New York State Library is part of the Office of Cultural Education, within the New York State Education Department. The Library serves three major constituencies: Research Library, Talking Book and Braille Library and the Division of Library Development. Website: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov

The Open Door Bookstore

Website: www.opendoor-bookstore.com

Shade Mountain Press

New, nonprofit, feminist literary small press. Website: www.shademountainpress.com.

SUNY Press

An acclaimed international publisher of distinguished research and notable works of general interest since 1966. Through its Excelsior Editions imprint, SUNY Press makes available exceptional works for all readers and showcases the diversity and abiding energy of the peoples, histories, and natural beauty of the New York region. Website: www.sunypress.edu

Times Union Hope Fund

The Times Union Hope Fund raises funds to supply scholarships and grants to summer and after-school programs serving at-risk youth in the Capital Region. Website: Timesunion.com/hopefund

Transformations Press

Publishes fiction, nonfiction, and coloring books for adults, as well as related products. Our aim is to promote personal transformation and healing by presenting products that raise awareness, encourage resilience, and expand consciousness. Website: https://transformationspress.org

UAlbany English Department

Website: https://www.albany.edu/english/

Warren County Historical Society

The mission of the Warren County Historical Society is to promote the history of Warren County, New York and its environs by supporting research and preservation efforts and encouraging public participation. Website: www.warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org

A Wave Blue World

Founded in 2005 by Tyler and Wendy Chin-Tanner, AWBW is an independent publisher of high quality graphic novels, anthologies, and art books. Website: www.awbw.com.

YALI Books

Independent Publisher of Children’s Books with Focus on South Asia. Website: www.yalibooks.com

Zealous Scribbler

Zan Strumfeld is a literary assistant/book editor, and consulting editor for ACORN Publishing in San Diego. Website: www.zealous-scribbler.com