Wicwas Press

Quality Bee Books

Welcome to Wicwas Press

Thank you for visiting the Wicwas Press website. Wicwas Press LLC is a specialty publisher focusing on honey bees and beekeeping. We offer our current titles as well as titles of merit from other publishers. If you are interested in a quantity of any title or group of titles, please contact me directly.

Several of our books are used as textbooks in bee schools and beekeeping training. Consider using Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping and/or Bee-sentials: A Field Guide in you new beekeeping training or in the classroom. Several bee clubs have used the following titles for training in speciality classes: Queen Rearing Essentials, Bee Sex Essentials, and Increase Essentials.

On this site you will find information about our current publications, how to place an order, our PayPal bookstore, my speaking fees, past journal articles and publications and full versions of the webinars I have participated in over the past few years. My editor, Rob Muir, and webmaster, Alex Aivars and I have worked hard to develop a simple site containing a great deal of information. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

-Lawrence J. Connor

Call for Beekeeping Stories!

Wicwas Press is putting together an anthology of stories about and involving the subject of beekeeping. This is an open contest with prizes! If you have an interest in writing and a story you'd like to tell, check out the official press release and rules:


Upcoming Programs

Date Title Location Registration
2014/10/24 - 2014/10/25 Michigan Beekeeper's Association Fall Conference Holiday Inn Gateway Centre - Flint, MI
2014/10/25 106th ISBA Fall Conference and Beekeeping School Franklin Community High School - Franklin, IN
2014/11/01 2014 OSBA Fall Conference Tolles Career Center – 7877 US Highway 42 S – Plain City OH 43064
2014/11/06 Practical Back-Yard Beekeeping Crowne Plaza - Reliant Hotel 8686 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77054

$75 per person (includes $25 credit towards a Wicwas Press book)

$125 per pair (includes ONE $25 credit towards a Wicwas Press book)

Registration is available at https://texasbeekeepers.org/annual-convention-2014/

2014/11/17 - 2014/11/20 125th California State Beekeepers Association Convetion Hyatt Regency Valencia, Santa Clarita Valley - 24500 Town Center Drive
2014/11/22 SNEBA 2014 Groton Inn and Suites, 99 Gold Star Highway, Groton, CT 06340

Early Registration is available for $50.00 USD per person through October 31, 2014 EST using the following button:

$75 per person registration at the door.



2015/07/09-2015/07/11 HAS 2015 Albion College, Michigan