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Sweet Cherry Publishing: Life for Leicester children’s indie after Nibbies Small Press triumph

"We want to be recognised as one of the leading children’s book publishers in the industry: we want not only to be recognised, we want to be respected.” Sanjee de Silva (pictured), the new publisher at Sweet Cherry, recently named Small Press of the Year at the British Book Awards, has big... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 22:25:53 UTC ]
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The Double Interrogation of Piotr Florczyk’s From the Annals of Kraków, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Book Reviews   Ghetto Heroes Square in Kraków / Photo by annaspies / Flickr Piotr Florczyk’s From the Annals of Kraków (Lynx House Press, 2020) narrates the searing realization of an almost unnoticed absence, a regret urging us to learn about... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-28 20:24:52 UTC ]
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Mentoring matters

I set up The Middle Way Mentoring Project, a two year professional development scheme, to support early-career writers take the next step in their writing career. Through my work managing a small press I met plenty of ‘nearly there’ writers who weren’t able to take the next step. These writers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 21:18:59 UTC ]
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Book by Officer Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is a New Test for Publishers

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won’t ship it. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-16 22:14:05 UTC ]
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Nibbies 2021: Bookstore, Small Press Regional and Country Winners

Eight retailers and nine small presses now are in the running for the British Book Awards' top winners' list, coming in May. The post Nibbies 2021: Bookstore, Small Press Regional and Country Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-17 11:28:19 UTC ]
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Canceling My Book Deal Was the Best Career Move I’ve Ever Made

I started querying agents for my memoir, Negative Space, in 2012, after two years of writing and revising. I got a few rounds of passes, including several friendly rejections in which agents said they just didn’t “know how to sell” my book. I heard this refrain enough times that I started... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-03-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Publisher Who Transformed the Careers of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams

Late in 1942 a Buddhist monk living in Los Angeles carefully inscribed his name in a recently published book by the poet Wallace Stevens. The Buddhist monk had moved to Los Angeles from Japan a year earlier. The book was Notes Toward A Supreme Fiction, published by the Cummington Press, a small... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-04 09:49:49 UTC ]
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British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists

All told, more than 90 small presses and independent bookshops are in the running now for the British Book Awards' annual honors. The post British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-21 16:10:23 UTC ]
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5 Recent Essay Collections You Won’t Want to Miss

Find powerful and compelling essays on race, politics, culture, and more in this list of recent small press essay collections. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-17 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Small Press Distribution Begins Internal Audit Following Employee Allegations

Small Press Distribution has hired a workplace investigation and mediation firm following allegations of wage and discrimination issues by current and former employees. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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France: A New Small Press in Normandy Champions Short Stories

Publisher Martine Paulais wants her new French publishing house, L'Ourse brune, to produce 'beautiful books' of short stories. The post France: A New Small Press in Normandy Champions Short Stories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-07 15:21:11 UTC ]
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Allegations of Wage Theft, Discrimination at Small Press Distribution

Small Press Distribution, one of the nation’s oldest distributors of independent publishers, is under fire in a widening dispute about labor conditions sparked by a former employee’s anonymous article on Medium. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie ingenuity

The small press industry works on a shoestring. Departments of marketing, PR, editorial and design often do not exist and instead become merged into one, with a couple of freelancers. Small presses exist for the same reason that large publishing houses do - for the love of books and in the name... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 19:57:10 UTC ]
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The Kids Are All Right: Spotlight on Flamboyant Books

A small press in Barcelona looks to expand its reach and help young readers all over the world. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Small Press Books from 2020 You Might Have Missed

There’s no denying that this is a rough—if not catastrophic—year for many businesses, from mom-and-pop-run local eateries to huge corporations like Macy’s. But as the Washington Post noted, a national array of bookstores and readerly good-will has helped Bookshop.org raise millions for indie... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-10-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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I Watched the SDCC Small Press Panel and Now I am 86% Rage Bees

Exactly zero women were included on the SDCC Small Press panel and the lack of representation showed in the comics highlighted and discussed. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-05 10:34:00 UTC ]
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ShortBox: Good Comics Come in Small Packages

ShortBox is a one-of-a-kind small press that publishes a carefully curated collection of minicomics and sends them out into the world as part of a mail-order box. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Small Press Short Story Collections and Anthologies

Have a quick bite of these excellent small press short story collections and anthologies sampling a wide variety of genres, themes, and perspectives. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-05 10:34:09 UTC ]
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Small Press Distribution is asking for $100,000 to cover coronavirus-related losses.

Small Press Distribution, which has brought titles from hundreds of independent publishers to readers for more than 50 years, is in urgent need of financial help to keep from folding. A GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise $100,000 to cover its next month of costs, including health care for its... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 15:11:21 UTC ]
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Publishers and Literary Organizations Seek Donations to Survive

Cinco Puntos Press launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $250,000, as did Small Press Distribution, which is seeking $100,000. Lambda Literary, the LGBTQ-focused group, is asking for $175,000 to survive. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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