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IPG, Itasca Add More Small Press Distribution Clients

Independent Publishers Group and Itasca Books have both signed former SPD clients to new distribution deals. IPG has taken on nine new publishers, while Itasca has picked up five. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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23 Indie Presses to Support After the Close of Small Press Distribution

On March 28, Small Press Distribution (SPD), the 55-year old company that helped 385 indie publishers deliver their books to customers, collapsed without warning. This is an existential blow in a business where finances are delicate at the best of times. Books remain stranded in warehouses and... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2024-04-26 11:10:00 UTC ]
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In light of SPD’s implosion, the Poetry Foundation announces a small press fund.

When SPD (Small Press Distribution) announced its sudden and immediate closure at the end of March, hundreds of small and indie presses were not only caught off-guard but immediately thrown into existential limbo. Publishers and authors took to whatever platforms they had available to share... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-25 16:35:33 UTC ]
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SPD Client Presses Race to Claim Books as Ingram Drops a Tight Deadline

Ingram Publisher Services has told former Small Press Distribution clients that they have 60 days to remove inventory from its warehouse, prompting some publishers to panic, and Independent Publishers Group will participate in two informational sessions for small presses early this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: April 3, 2024

Get ready for the fun and the fantastical. Caroline Carlson recommends new children’s books by Maple Lam, Felicita Sala, Laurie Morrison and more. | Lit Hub Reading Lists The collapse of Small Press Distribution has left over 400 publishers uncertain about the future. Adam Morgan talks to small... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-03 10:30:45 UTC ]
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“The Small Press World is About to Fall Apart.” On the Collapse of Small Press Distribution

Last week, Diane Goettel was on vacation in Florida when she saw an alarming email on her phone. After 55 years, Small Press Distribution (SPD)—one of the last remaining independent book distributors in the US—was shutting down immediately, with no advance notice or transitional support. Its... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-03 08:54:49 UTC ]
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Small Press Distribution Clients Scramble to Find New Distributors

The abrupt shut down of Small Press Distribution has left roughly 400 former publisher clients with a host of questions as they look to find new distribution options. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What the closure of Small Press Distribution means for readers.

Depending on which corners of literary social media you frequent, yesterday’s breaking news that SPD (Small Press Distribution) was going under was either an enormous surprise or a predictable tragedy, but the suddenness of the news was a shock to everyone. Effective immediately, the 55-year-old... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-29 13:17:08 UTC ]
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The UK’s Nibbies: Small Press and Bookstore Shortlists

With its award ceremony coming up in May, the British Book Awards program has released its bookstore and small-press shortlists. The post The UK’s Nibbies: Small Press and Bookstore Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-03-04 16:24:55 UTC ]
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SPD to Roll Out New Services with Warehouse Transfer Completed

Small Press Distribution has finished moving 300,000 titles from its former warehouse in Berkeley, Calif., to facilities owned by Ingram and Publishers Storage and Shipping, and has begun a new fundraising effort to help the distributor roll out new services to publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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15 Small Press Books You Should Be Reading This Winter

Solstice has come and gone, but in addition to the returning of the light, we can also herald another excellent small press publishing season. What I love about these titles is the richness of imagination and inquiry, leading to inventive plots in fiction and deep emotional honesty in... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2024-01-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Annotated Nightstand: What Rachel Zucker is Reading Now and Next

During the often-dread-inducing/dreadful time of year when publications are putting out there “best of the year” lists, I’m glad to shine a light on a book I loved and deserved more attention than it seemed to receive. This is always a hard task, especially for small press books. I would have... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-14 09:44:56 UTC ]
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15 Small Press Books to Read This Fall

As we move into the fall reading season, deeply imagined short stories and inventive linked essays are having a moment alongside novels. What’s thrilling about the books coming out from small presses is the breadth of range—there are intentional and accidental murders, family drama and... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2023-09-26 11:15:00 UTC ]
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'Community Makes Us Stronger' at Indie Comics Small Press Expo

This year's Small Press Expo Ignatz Awards struck a note of solidarity and defiance against censorship. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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15 Small Press Books You Should Be Reading This Summer

Small presses have been publishing excellent work by writers who you may not know (yet). From compelling short stories to heart-wrenching novels, these books will take you on a journey across states and countries, into the past or to the future, as well as deep into the minds of richly-drawn... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2023-06-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Presence of the Past in Good Night, Irene: A Conversation with Luis Alberto Urrea, by Renee H. Shea

The Presence of the Past in Good Night, Irene: A Conversation with Luis Alberto Urrea, by Renee H. Shea Interviews [email protected] Fri, 05/26/2023 - 13:30 The author’s mother, Phyllis Irene McLaughlinAward-winning writer Luis Alberto Urrea... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2023-05-26 18:30:53 UTC ]
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SPD Looks to Overhaul Operating Model via GoFundMe

Small Press Distribution executive director Kent Watson said that crowdfunding an overhaul of the nonprofit literary distributor's operating model is the best way to improve services for the roughly 400 presses it represents. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP23 in Seattle Showcases Presses, Journals, and Authors

The opening days of this year's Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference featured the presentation of its Small Press Publisher Award to Dzanc Books and a discussion between famed Seattle librarian and 'Book Lust' author Nancy Pearl with novelist Min Jin Lee. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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British independent publishers thrive despite Brexit and Covid pandemic

Small press of the year award shortlists 48 presses that are ‘reaping the rewards from inspirational publishing’, says British book awards chair of judgesSmall presses across the UK and Ireland have had a “year of exceptional sales and profit growth in the face of Brexit and escalating running... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-15 09:17:08 UTC ]
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17 Small Press Books From 2022 That You Might Have Missed

It’s January and you know what that means—a reset for your TBR pile! There are so many amazing books to look forward to in 2023, but before we get too far into the new year, I think it’s worth spotlighting some of the titles you might have missed last year. And 2022 was an incredible […] The... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2023-01-27 12:05:00 UTC ]
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