Colophon Center

Colophon Center is a Colorado nonprofit furthering the art and industry of publishing in the West.

Outside the New York Bubble: Representing, Publishing and Selling Books in Colorado

Sherman & Howard invites you to join us for a panel discussion with local experts about operating in the ever changing book business and its retail and digital environments.

Our experts will discuss recent industry changes impacting successful publishing, retail’s future, the mass market paperback, agency dynamics, the impact of devices and social media on books, independent publishing, relevant book data, and more.


Kristin Nelson, Nelson Literary Agency Kristin established Nelson Literary Agency, LLC, in 2002 and over the last decade of her career has represented over thirty-five New York Times bestselling titles and many USA Today bestsellers.

Len Vlahos, Tattered Cover Book Stores Len Vlahos and his wife Kristen Gilligan are the new owners of the Tattered Cover Book Stores. Len is the former Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, and before that he was Chief Operating Officer of the American Booksellers Association. Moderator

Susan Witkin, KOA NewsRadio Susan is an award winning broadcast journalist. Her work has taken her to foreign countries and numerous locations around the United States. Susan currently anchors newscasts mid-day on KOA NewsRadio. Hosted By

Jon Tandler, Sherman & Howard Jon specializes in intellectual property, publishing and information technology law. Jon represents enterprises and individuals on diverse legal and commercial matters for print and digital publishing. September 14 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Sherman & Howard 633 17th Street, Suite 3000 Downtown Denver

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Colophon Center
PO Box 7255
Denver, CO 80207