Barnes MacQueen Publishing Resources helps authors navigate the world of sustainable self-publishing.  We bring a combined 50 years of publishing and marketing experience to our work with both first timers and seasoned authors. Let us help you learn the publishing landscape, build your best project, and bring your book to the marketplace.

We are also home to the Champlain Books imprint. Champlain Books is a natural extension of the writing and work produced by the faculty, staff and students of Champlain College. Champlain Books publishes print and ebooks that support emerging authors both in our own backyard and far beyond its borders. Featured here are books by Champlain College faculty, staff, and students well as selected titles by Barnes MacQueen Publishing Resources authors.


Interview with KimMacQueen, author of People Who Hate America

Shelagh Connor Shapiro, host of Write the Book radio program, interviewed Kim about her novel, People Who Hate America, and her craft. Listen here:

Kim MacQueen, author interview

You can purchase People Who Hate America here: Champlain Books


Please Join Us

a Postcards Never Sent Gallery featuring the work of Amanda Schroth

Saturday April 4, 2015  6:30  the Karma Bird House Gallery, Maple St, Burlington


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WORKSHOP: Putting Your Face in the Right Place – The basics of building an author platform

We will be hosting a workshop with the League of Vermont Writers on Thursday, March 19, from 7-9 pm at the Karma Bird House in Burlington. We will be introducing writers to the online resources they can use to boost their web presence and increase their visibility (“discoverability”) to potential readers and the wider publishing community.

Click here to sign up!

Look, it’s Champlain Books on TV!

Click here to watch Shelagh Shapiro and Tim Brookes’ reciprocal co-interview for their new books on RETN!

This is a really fun, well-done interview featuring two of our favorite people talking about their new books. Thanks Shelagh, Tim and RETN for making it happen.

The Art of Writing

“Write” is a hand-carving by Tim Brookes, founder of The Endangered Alphabets Project.  This splendid piece will be given away at Champlain Books’ “Cocktails and Conversations” book launch party next Saturday, September 20. Tim Brookes’ newest book, First-Time Author, will be one of three new titles introduced that night.

"Write," a hand-carving by Tim Brookes, author of First-Time Author and founder of The Endangered Alphabets Project

 You’re coming to our party, right?

We’re celebrating our bevy of new books Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m. at the Karma Bird House in Burlington
— 60s theme, beverages, canapes, Boggle, Champlain College students …. MORE FUN THAN A BARREL OF MONKEYS