Your resource for everything from K-12 to Higher Education

Below you will find resources specifically meant for educators regarding the Workman Publishing Company imprints of Algonquin Books, Algonquin Young Readers, Artisan, duopress labs, The Experiment, Storey Publishing, Timber Press, and Workman.

Author Appearances 
Reading Guides and Lesson Plans
State Awards
First Year Experience (FYE)
Conference Calendar
Frequently Asked Questions


Author Appearances

Our authors would love to meet your students! For information regarding planning an in-person or Skype author visit, please email:

Reading Guides and Lesson Plans

Bring our books into your classroom for reading group discussions or curriculum with these handy discussion guides and lesson plans.

View Reading Guides and Lesson Plans

State Awards

We have books that are featured on state award lists from all over the country. See what books are on your state award list!

View Our State Award Titles

First Year Experience (FYE)

We invite you to discover a wide range of thought-provoking books to inspire and engage your students. Whether you’re looking for fiction that fits a particular theme or nonfiction that generates discussion across multiple academic disciplines, we have an assortment of titles to suit your needs.

Learn More About FYE

Desk Copy Requests for Professors

To request desk copies for possible adoption for FYE or individual courses, please email

Conference Calendar

Academic and library conferences we are attending in 2019:

  • ALA MW 2019—January 25-29
  • FYE 2019 – February 16-19
  • TLA 2019—April 15-19
  • Day of Dialog—May 29
  • BEA 2019—May 30 - 31
  • ALA Annual 2019—June 20-25
  • Nerd Camp 2019 – July 8-9
  • ILA 2019** —October 10-13
  • NODA 2019 —November 4-7
  • AMLE 2019**—November 7-9
  • AASL 2019**—November 14-16
  • NAEYC 2019**—November 20-23
  • NCTE 2019—November 21-24
  • NCSS 2019**—November 22-24

**Presence through 3rd party vendors

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about our program?

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Contact Us

To learn more about the Educational and Library Marketing team at
Workman Publishing, click here.

For K–12 and higher education desk copy requests, please email: