Book Publishing: Traditional or DIY

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Fresh ideas and fresh fish are on the agenda for June’s event.

A panel of authors will discuss the pros and cons of signing with a publishing house versus self-publishing. On the independent publishing side: Lee Foster and Barbara Barielle, while the traditional route will be covered by Ruth Carlson and Valerie Stimac.

Following lunch, Scoma’s chefs will reveal how they are committed to sustainable seafood, including having the only fish receiving station in the city.

Scoma’s restaurant, 1965 Al Scoma Way, San Francisco

Note: This event is on a Thursday and starts at 10:30, not the usual 10:00 am

10:30 – BATW Business meeting

11:00 – Book panel

11:30 Lunch

12:30 Scoma’s chef’s presentation

Coordinator: Ruth Carlson (

Please RSVP through this email invitation.

Important… Attendance is capped at 40. Guests are permitted for $10. RSVP through your email invitation and include guests.

Transportation: Scoma’s validates for 2 hours at SP+Parking @ Triangle Lot, 170 Jefferson St. There is also free valet parking but please let Ruth know if you need this service. If you take public transit, Scoma’s is close to the streetcar and cable car lines.

Note... BATW meeting attendance policy is to charge members $10 if they register and fail to show up or if they show up without registering. If you need to cancel, please go online to Events to cancel, or email