We are excited to announce Chanticleer’s Awards Banquet, Book Fair, and Mini-Conference!

Register Today!  Please visit our CBR Awards & Conference Page. 

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 20th & 21st at the Bellwether Hotel, by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

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Meet other members of the Chanticleer Community of Authors and Readers at this fun and informative two-day event featuring:


  • CBR Awards Banquet
  • Books By the Bay BookFair at the Bellwether
  • Mini-conference with workshops/social media sessions/marketing lessons
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Prizes and Drawings

The Chanticleer Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, September 20, 2014

Chanticleer Awards Banquet Information:

  •  We will announce the Chanticleer Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions 2013 Award- winning author and title at the Banquet and present the $1,000 award. 
  • Ten Overall Best of Genre Awards will also be presented at the Chanticleer Awards Banquet with the $250 prize for each of the Best of Genre winning authors and titles. (10 awards of $250 for each Blue Ribbon division of the Chanticleer Writing Competitions).
  • The Banquet will start with a Cocktails at 6 in the evening. Dinner will begin at 7:30.
  • Tickets and Reservations are Required. Seating is Limited. Guests are welcome to attend.

Books By the Bay Book Fair at the Hotel Bellwether, Sunday, Sept. 21st from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

  • Open to the Public
  • Author Readings
  • Prizes & Drawings
  • Events & Exhibitors
  • Cash Bar with Local Beers, Wine, & Cocktails
  • Food will be available for purchase
  • Jazz starts at 4 p.m.


Mini-conference for the Chanticleer Community: Sat. & Sun. Sept. 20 & 21

CBR mini-conference will take place from 9 a.m until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20th.  Lunch and Break snacks included.

Sunday, Sept. 21st from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21st. Coffee Break included.

  • Master Workshops
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Social Media Sessions
  • Marketing & Book Promotion Sessions
  • Networking Opportunities

For those arriving on Friday, Sept. 19th, we are hosting a Cash Bar Cocktail Hour and other fun events.

Registration is now OPEN! 

A HUGE THANK YOU to all of the members of the Chanticleer Community of Authors and Readers!

Your support and participation is greatly appreciated!  

Here are some photos of the event and the winners from last year. Our very first CBR Awards Event!

Now that was something to CROW about!


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