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12/2 6th Annual Holiday Book Sale @ Stephen Foster Community Center

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 30, 2018 by 6GPress

Karen Lillis says,

It’s almost here! I’m madly preparing for Pittsburgh’s SIXTH Annual Holiday Book Sale, featuring Steel City’s favorite INDIE book vendors. This is a great way for readers and holiday shoppers to browse a wide variety of books from Pittsburgh’s knowledgeable literary curators and bookish creators. Both new and gently used, bestsellers and one of a kind finds, titles by local authors and books on spectacular sale. Fiction, poetry, memoirs, art books, graphic novels, collectible books, children’s books, gift-ready blank books, and much more. Amid the buzz about Amazon’s questionable ethics in their search for HQ2, this event is also a great way to showcase and celebrate the best of Pittsburgh’s own hard-working literary indies: Indie booksellers, indie publishers, indie book creators, and indie press authors.

Confirmed vendors thus far:

Air & Nothingness Press (gorgeously designed science fiction, poetry, & lit in translation!)

Amazing Books (a wide array of gently used literature!)

City Books (used and rare books, featuring CityBox book subscriptions!)

Copacetic Comics (special selection of new books with an emphasis on SALES!)

Karen Antonelli (artist and maker of beautiful blank books and cards!)

Karen’s Book Row (Hosting bookseller–featuring feminist fiction, LGBT lit, African American authors, and counterculture reads!)

Vers Libris (fine bookbinder and creator of journals and notebooks!)

Very Important Books (paperback editions of the best reads of the last several decades!)

First editions TBA–There will be at least one dealer specializing in first editions of modern literature

Sunday, December 2nd

12-5pm

Stephen Foster Community Center

286 Main Street in Lawrenceville–between Butler St and Penn Ave

Free admission

Free parking lot

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2253373391560155/

Craigslist event page: https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bkd/d/holiday-book-sale-dec-2/6745565980.html

I hope to see you there!
Karen

12/6 Holiday Book Sale @ Stephen Foster Community Center

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 3, 2015 by 6GPress

THIS SUNDAY…

The Third Annual HOLIDAY BOOK SALE will feature some of Pittsburgh’s best indie book vendors. We’ll be selling new books, used books, art books, sale books, graphic novels, local publishers, bestsellers, and more.

Confirmed book vendors:
Amazing Books
Autumn House Press
Big Idea Bookstore
City Books
Copacetic Comics
Hanukkah Books & Gifts
Mystery Lovers Bookshop
Nine Stories Pittsburgh
& Small Press Pittsburgh

Sunday, December 6th
Stephen Foster Community Center
Main Street in Lawrenceville
12-5pm / Free admission to shoppers
Free parking
Franktuary food truck!!