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Chanticleer Book Reviews Hosts 3-Day Event for Writers and Readers


Bellingham Welcomes World Renown Authors at Awards Banquet and Writers Conference

Chanticleer Book Reviews Hosts Writers and Readers for 3-Day Event

Bellingham, WA, March 21, 2017, C.C. Humphreys and Robert Dugoni are two of the big names expected to participate in the fifth annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet, to be held March 31st – April 1st at the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, WA.   Authors and book lovers who register are invited to attend workshops, the popular Books By the Bay Book Fair, and the International Book Awards Ceremony on the evening of April 1st.

The Books By the Bay book festival will also be located at the Hotel Bellwether and it will be open the general public.   Children’s books, science fiction, thrillers, romance, historical fiction, paranormal, and other genres written by the awards finalists and semi-finalists will be available for sale from one of the conference sponsors, Village Books.  Many of the authors will be available on Sunday, April 2nd from 1:00 to 4:30pm to engage in book signings and panel discussions.

Sponsors of the conference and prizes include Book Baby and Ingram Spark, two companies that have had a significant impact on the world of independent presses and authors.  More than $30,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the ceremony, which features the best books from fifteen genres.  Some past winners have secured six-figure publishing contracts as well as had their books optioned for film.

Conference organizer Chanticleer Reviews, a division of Chanticleer Reviews and Media, LLC, is a Bellingham-based company that serves authors and publishers globally.  The Chanticleer International Book Awards writing competition annually receives submissions from writers in as many as thirty-three different nations worldwide.  The conference, book review service, and quarterly e-zine have grown in popularity since their inception and Chanticleer has become internationally known as an influencer in the world of books and their readers.

“The best part of what we do at Chanticleer Reviews comes to fruition at our annual conference and awards ceremony”, says Kiffer Brown, co-founder of Chanticleer Reviews and Media, LLC, “I’m humbled by the high caliber of works that are submitted and am so proud of our Chanticleer community of authors. Our book awards ceremony is really a celebration of what they have accomplished. We energize and inspire one another to move forward and onward.”

About the Company

Chanticleer Reviews and Media, LLC was founded in 2011 by Kathryn Brown and her husband Andrew (Argus) Brown.  They reside together in Bellingham, WA and have successfully co-founded digital companies prior to their current endeavor.  In 2015 Diane Sillan Isaacs joined the company as Creative Director.  Isaacs brings more than two decades of experience in film and television as an executive producer for Don Johnson Productions and Green Moon Productions. The company’s mission is to discover today’s best books.

For more information and to schedule interviews please contact Claire McKinney Public Relations at (908) 955-7563 or

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