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Dan Poynter - Para Publishing. Santa Barbara, CA, US

Dan Poynter Dan Poynter

Author-Publishers-Speaker | Para Publishing

Santa Barbara, CA, UNITED STATES

Dan Poynter, the Book Futurist.



Dan Poynter is an author (125+ books), publisher (since 1969), and a professional speaker (CSP). His seminars have been featured on CNN, his books have been pictured in The Wall Street Journal and his story has been told in The New York Times. The media come to Dan because he is the leading authority on book publishing.

Dan studies the industry and has been referred to as a Book Futurist.

A professional speaker, he travels more than 6,000 miles each week to share his book plan. Dan is a past vice-president of the Publishers Marketing Association. He lives in Santa Barbara.

Dan also speaks on aviation history.


Industry Expertise (3)


Travel and Tourism


Areas of Expertise (3)

Book Writing

Publishing & Promoting

Aviation/Parachute History

Accomplishments (1)

Author-Publisher-Speaker (professional)

Dan Poynter is an author (125+ books), publisher (since 1969), and a professional speaker (CSP).

Education (1)

Chico University, California.: BA, Economics 1961

Affiliations (5)

  • U.S. Parachute Association
  • Global Speakers Network
  • National Speakers Association/US
  • Parachute Industry Association
  • Independent Book Publishers Association

Event Appearances (1)

Too many to list

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Sample Talks (1)

The New Book Model



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance


7500 to 7500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee