8th Annual Authors Celebration Continues all Week!

Informational Panels Continue for the 8th Annual Authors Celebration

Please note: recordings of the main event and the week-long panels will be available at Watch for the links being added soon!

Join us in celebrating Cal Poly Humboldt students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have published in 2021! 

This year we are expanding the celebration with hour-long virtual panels of people sharing knowledge about writing, publishing, and marketing.

  • Tuesday, 2/15 @ 12pm: How to Market a Fiction or Non-Fiction Book
    • Cyndy Phillips (publisher at SequoiaSong Press)
    • Lonny Grafman (author of To Catch the Rain and To Catch the Sun)
    • Kathy Wollenberg (author of Far Less)
    • Maximillian Heirich (author of Azure Adventures)
  • Tuesday, 2/15 @ 3pm: Polishing Your Publication: Redwood Roots Digital Magazine - Join Redwood Roots staff members for a workshop that focuses on developing and workshopping future submissions to the digital magazine. This workshop will be a crash course in conceptualizing your work, developing content, and publishing your story. You will leave this workshop better prepared to articulate your community-based learning projects for potential publication with Redwood Roots Digital Magazine.
  • Wednesday, 2/16 @ 12pm: How to Self-Publish or Publish with The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt - Learn how to publish a book with The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt, publish an article with a Press affiliated journal, or publish a book on your own
    • Kyle Morgan, Scholarly Communications and Digital Scholarship Librarian, Press @ Humboldt
    • Sarah Godlin, Archivist and Digital Publishing Specialist, Press @ Humboldt
    • Aaron Laughlin, Publishing Specialist, Press @ Humboldt
  • Thursday, 2/17 @ 12pm: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book
    • Erika Andrews (Author of Toyon: Seven Decades of Student Driven Publishing and YES: 50 Years of Community Building)
    • Jerry Rhode (Author of Both Sides of the Bluff and Humboldt Bay Shoreline)
    • Nick Malloy (Author of Geospatial Concepts and Essential Modeling Techniques for Geospatial Analysis Using ArcGIS)
  • Friday, 2/18 @ 12pm: Hosting a Journal at Cal Poly Humboldt: A Panel Discussion

Did YOU publish in 2021? Submit your information now!

We are excited to unveil our new list of Authors & Publications by Humboldt faculty, staff, students, and alumni currently under development. If you don't see your information, please submit the form or contact us at

More information about the Cal Poly Humboldt Authors Hall and Annual Celebration available at