Book Publicists of Southern California was founded in 1976 by Irwin Zucker, also the founder of Promotion in Motion, and is based in Hollywood, California. Its members reside throughout the United States and include many best-selling authors, publicists, publishers and others.
The goal of the Book Publicists of Southern California programs is to improve the quality of book public relations by providing informative speakers on a regular basis, and providing opportunities for interaction among authors, publicists, publishers and media.
BPSC achieves its goals in a number of important ways:
- Six meetings per year featuring great speakers
(Click here to subscribe to our meeting announcement list)
- BPSC annual Directory (and Songbook)
- Know Thy Shelf bi-monthly newsletter
- BPSC annual IRWIN Awards
(Industry Recognition of Writers In the News)
- Participation in BookExpo America and other book industry events
- Countless other ways!
Please visit our Membership and Benefits pages for more details about BPSC programs and to apply for membership.