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Small Presses Cope During Covid-19, Part II

Just like the companies in the New York City and Minneapolis publishing hubs, independent presses in other parts of the country said that sales are starting to rebound after two months of declines, a 'PW' survey has found. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Small Press Books You Might Have Missed

The small indie press boom is among us. In both 2017 and 2018, a whopping 40% or more of the National Book Awards longlists included titles from university and independent presses. It’s an exciting time for small presses— never before have there been so many diverse books in the mainstream... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-29 11:00:48 UTC ]
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Wales provides fertile ground for independent presses both old and new

James Griffiths of up and coming indie Panther Publishing and Ashley Drake, founder of industry stalwart Welsh Academic Press, discuss how their businesses have evolved. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses Names its 2018 Shortlist

Open to UK and Irish publishers, the Republic of Consciousness Prize honors literary fiction produced by small, independent presses with no more than five full-time employees.  The post The UK’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses Names its 2018 Shortlist appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent presses dominate Jhalak Prize longlist

Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Reni Eddo-Lodge are some of the authors in the running for the Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, on a longlist of books published mostly by independent presses. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies shine through on Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year shortlist

Indies are leading the shortlist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year, with five of the six books vying for the £5,000 prize hailing from independent presses. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetic injustice and literary look aheads | Letters

Thank you for telling us once again which books we need to read over the next 12 months (Book ahead, Review, 7 January). But how do you know? Presumably no one at the Guardian has read all these books, since they have not yet been published. Nor, it is fair to assume, have you read all the other... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies strong on Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist

The Royal Society has revealed its six-strong shortlist for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016, five of which are published by independent presses. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salt and Seren authors among Jerwood winners

Two independent presses are among those celebrating after eight authors were chosen as winners of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. Jo Mazelis, published by Seren, and Carys Davies, published by Salt, were two of the eight authors who will each receive £5,000. The prize, set up to celebrate... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North Carolina Indies Build Lists, Community

North Carolina is home to a growing number of independent presses that publish in diverse subjects and categories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Personal Touch It’s not only sales that publishers look for in a distributor

While publisher Roger Jänecke of Visible Ink says that the “first thing is sales and the second thing is sales” when considering distributors, it’s clear from speaking with him and other independent presses that the connection between a publisher and its distributor isn’t just a business... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Good Time for Independent Presses: Spotlight On New England 2014

Boston-based Beacon Press, the area’s oldest small press, is marking its 160th anniversary this year with a new tag line, “Igniting Hearts and Minds,” and a new colophon that hearkens back to early last century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Warby Parker's New Store Delivers Your Glasses Via Pneumatic Tube

What's more fun than ordering your next pair of nerd-chic glasses on the Internet? Getting them delivered to you via a magical pneumatic tube, that's what.Much like Warby Parker's flagship SoHo store, its new Upper East Side location has the feel of a luxurious, smartly curated book lover's den.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four indies make Polari Prize shortlist

Four independent presses have made the shortlist for the Polari First Book Prize, with the winner... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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