2020 Movable Book Society Conference
Join Us for the 13th Biennial Movable Book Society Conference in Denver!
October 1-4, 2020
Magnolia Hotel Denver
Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Karr Schmidt
Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Newberry Library, Chicago
A hands-on pop-up activity led my Rob Kelly of Structural Graphics
Two Ways to Register, Two Ways to Pay
To register for The Movable Book Society Conference:
- Click here to easily Register Online or click the links below to sign up for Conference Registration, Book Fair Tables & Special Collections Excursion
- Print and complete this form and send a check, payable to “The Movable Book Society,” to Denise Price at the address listed on the registration form. Print and complete this form and either email it to email@example.com or send it along with the check.
Need to cancel your registration?
Conference registration refunds are available until August 31, 2020. A $50 processing fee will be retained on any cancellation. If it is necessary to cancel, the registration fee (minus the processing fee), will be credited towards the 2022 conference. No refunds will be issued after September 1, 2020.
Book Your Hotel Room
|The conference hotel is the Magnolia Hotel Denver
located at 818 17th Street
Single or Double: $205.00/night
Rates are available until 9/9/2020
Book your Room by Phone. Dial 303-607-9000, and ask for The Movable Book Society rate.
NEW for 2020! A Thursday afternoon Pre-Conference Excursion!
Enjoy a guided visit to Special Collections at both the University of Denver and the Denver Public Library.
This bused excursion runs from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.Participation is limited to 30.
Click here to Register EARLY to save your seat! Cost: $25*
*The excursion is not part of official conference programming, nor covered by the conference registration fee.
The Book Fair
Reserve a full or half table for book sales or swaps on Saturday, October 3rd. Full table prices are $50.00 for MBS Members and $75.00 for the General Public. Click here to book your table at The Book Fair.
A limited number of conference scholarships are available by lottery. Each scholarship covers the conference fee, one year’s membership, and a $500 stipend to be used for hotel and/or flight. Recipients will be asked to assist at the conference. To apply, click here to open the 2020 MBS Scholarship form. Deadline is July 1, 2020. Previous recipients are not eligible.
Do you have something unusual that you would like to share at the conference? Friday night is Show-and-Tell night at the hotel. Prepare to bring a special book that you have collected or made, and watch for further details.
The Open Mic
If you are interested in presenting a 5-minute, web-based update on your current work, contact Shawn Sheehy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only ten spots are available—sign up now!
Submission information coming soon!
Sunday, October 4, 2020
Kyle Olmon , Author and paper engineer of “Castle” and “Baby Signs”
Antje von Stemm, German paper engineer/illustrator/author
Both workshops will be held at the Art Students League of Denver located at 200 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
More information coming soon. Workshop registration opens in May.