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BATW News | See all BATW News From the Board – July 2015From the Board – July 2015

Executive Director Ginny Prior dishes on the line-up of BATW events for the rest of the year.


Membership UpdateMembership Update

BATW adds two members to our Credentialed ranks: Nikki Goth Itoi and Ashok Khanna.


August Meeting: American Bookbinders Museum, S.F. – August 15August Meeting: American Bookbinders Museum, S.F. – August 15

[ August 15, 2015; ] Our August meeting will feature an authors panel at an intriguing new venue.


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April Orcutt Only Second American to Win IPW AwardApril Orcutt Only Second American to Win IPW Award

April Orcutt’s article, “California’s Milky Way,” topped nearly 200 entries from 40 countries.


Maria Lenhart Wins APEX AwardMaria Lenhart Wins APEX Award

Maria Lenhart’s article in “AAA Living” is recognized for excellence in feature writing.


Recent SATW Awards Have Familiar BylinesRecent SATW Awards Have Familiar Bylines

Five BATW members took honors in SATW’s annual Western Chapter Travel Writing Awards.


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BATW’s 2015 Calendar of EventsBATW’s 2015 Calendar of Events

Details of our 2015 meetings and events continue to be finalized, so check back frequently.


Sneak Peek at BATW’s September MeetingSneak Peek at BATW’s September Meeting

Clear your calendars now for our exciting September event in Tuolumne County!


SATW Seeks Communications ManagerSATW Seeks Communications Manager

SATW is on the lookout for a communications expert (the position is open to non-members as well).


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“A Vicarious and, for Some, a Nostalgic Journey through India” – by Stuart Wilson“A Vicarious and, for Some, a Nostalgic Journey through India” – by Stuart Wilson

Stu Wilson recaps our June meeting, a colorful look at India through the lens of renowned photographer Morton Beebe.


“Cuba Remains Charming Trip Back to the 1950s” – by Ginny Prior“Cuba Remains Charming Trip Back to the 1950s” – by Ginny Prior

Ginny Prior’s column gives a timely plug for our July event at Book Passage, featuring Cuba expert Christopher Baker.


“An Author’s Perspective on Independent Publishing” – by Lee Foster“An Author’s Perspective on Independent Publishing” – by Lee Foster

Lee Foster’s new book gives authors practical how-to advice on making the transition from traditional to indie publishing.