PORT HOLE PUBLISHING
TIMELY BOOKS and TIME HONORED AUTHORS
Presenting authors with a message...Port Hole Publishing is proud of the writers who have entrusted us with their priceless words and vision.
WHO WE ARE
A publisher and authors devoted to quality products with purpose
PORT HOLE IN THE NEWS
Our Authors and Our Company Making Headlines
FIVE PORT HOLE AUTHORS FINALISTS IN INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS!
Congratulations to FIVE Port Hole authors who have placed as Finalists in the 2018-19 International Book Awards! David Fenwick (Jesus - His Story) and Ned Hickson (Pearls of Writing Wisdom) placed as Finalists in the 2018 competition, and Chefs Robert and Sharity Saia (The Center of the Plate), and Mike MacIntosh (For the Love of Mike) placed as Finalists in the 2019 competition. These are amazing accomplishments, both for the authors and our publishing house!
PORT HOLE AUTHORS GARNER MEDIA ATTENTION AND AWARDS
Port Hole Author Ned Hickson Interviews author of The Pentagon Papers. . . . Port Hole Author DJ Aaron Traylor gives TED Talk. . . Five Port Hole Authors Featured at Costco Events. . . . Port Hole Author Harold "Cork" Anson (Jumping Through Time) inducted into the American Ski Jumping Hall of Fame, Red Wing, MN...
HARPER COLLINS ARTIST ILLUSTRATES SECOND BOOK FOR PORT HOLE
Deborah Maze, illustrator of the Harper Collins Little House and Narnia Chronicles classics has illustrated her second book for Port Hole. One of our Learn-to-Grow books, the lively fantasy adventure, The Boy in the Mountains, by Ken Olson, was released May 2017.
BILLY GRAHAM FAMILY INTRODUCES MACINTOSH BOOKS
Port Hole has contracted with acclaimed pastor/teacher Mike MacIntosh for four books, three of which are foreworded by Billy, Franklin and Ruth Graham. For the Love of Mike, his biography written by Sherwood Wirt, was released in February 2017.
ABOUT PORT HOLE PUBLISHING
Founded in 2000, by bestselling author Ellen Gunderson Traylor, Port Hole Publishing has grown rapidly in reputation and experience. If you have a book project you would like us to consider, please reach out to us with the contact form at the end of our site.
A HEART FOR WRITERS
Our publisher knows what it feels like to be on the other side of the desk, hoping to get published. She also knows that every writer needs help to achieve the publishing dream. Her focus as a publisher is to nurture writers she believes in, and to help them reach their full potential.
NEW APPROACH FOR A NEW PUBLISHING WORLD
Publishing has changed, for the better and for the worse. Both authors and publishers face more opportunities and more pitfalls. Depending on the project, we offer contracts based on standard royalty agreements, or "cooperative" contracts requiring author investment.
Our Publishing office is in Old Town, Florence, Oregon, at 179 Laurel Street, Suite D. Our hours are by appointment. We feature author events and writing classes at our welcoming venue. Watch our Calendar of Events for upcoming activities.
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RECENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS
PORT HOLE VOTED "BEST OF" SECOND YEAR
Port Hole Publishing has been voted Best of Florence, Oregon for publishing, two years in a row. Thank you to all our supporters!
THREE AUTHORS IBA FINALISTS
Chefs Robert and Sharity Saia and Mike MacIntosh placed as Finalists in the 2019 International Book Awards. We are thrilled to publish these fine authors!
2018 FLORENCE FESTIVAL OF BOOKS FEATURES SEATTLE CHEFS
September 29, 2018
Chefs Robert and Sharity Saia were a hit at the 2018 Florence Festival of Books. The animated authors brought a lively touch to the tables.
TWO AUTHORS IBA FINALISTS
David Fenwick and Ned Hickson placed as Finalists in the 2018 International Book Awards. We are proud of these two star achievers!
HICKSON PRESENTS PENTAGON PAPERS AUTHOR
January 14, 2018
Ned Hickson hosted Mel Gurtov, author of the Pentagon Papers, for a Q&A after the showing of The Post at City Lights Cinema.
PUBLICIST NED HICKSON DISCUSSES ROLE OF SMALL TOWN PAPERS
January 5, 2018
Ned Hickson, editor of the local paper Siuslaw News and PR person for Port Hole addressed the City Club on the role of the small town paper in culture and the future.
September 29-30, 2017
Well-known Western Oregon writers shared tips of the craft throughout this two-day conference at Port Hole and Florence Regional Arts Alliance. SPONSORED BY FRAA, Florence Festival of Books, Lane Arts Council and Port Hole, this was a great event.
NED HICKSON: HOW TO WRITE A SLAM DUNK PRESS RELEASE
June 24, 2017
Siuslaw News Editor and popular humor writer Ned Hickson shared how organizations or events can garner media attention with a well-spun press release. FREE @ Port Hole Publishing. SPONSORED BY Siuslaw News.