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SPX Returns to In-Person Comics Festival

SPX, aka the Small Press Expo, held September 17-18 at the Marriott Hotel in Bethesda Md., returned as an in-person event after two years as a virtual show during the Covid pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiona McCrae Retires from Graywolf Press

Fiona McCrae reflects on how a struggling small press became a literary powerhouse. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Neon Hemlock Press: A Small Press in a Big World of Speculative Fiction

This year, a Neon Hemlock Press novella won a Nebula. But what is this publisher, where did it come from, and what does it put out? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-21 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Kent Watson Named Executive Director of SPD

Watson takes the reins following interim executive director Cindy Myers, who stepped in to lead Small Press Distribution after the resignation of Brent Cunningham. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AMD announces 2023 ‘extreme gaming laptop CPU,’ Dragon Range

AMD said Tuesday afternoon that it has made a change to its mobile CPU roadmap, adding an “extreme gaming laptop CPU” for 2023, code-named “Dragon Range.” AMD made the announcement at a small press conference following the release of its second-quarter 2022 earnings, which showed a reported... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-05-03 23:19:22 UTC ]
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Small Press Distributors Survive Through Transformation

Julie Schaper, a veteran of the small press distribution world, has seen it all—and lived to tell the tale. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Melville House Publishing Turns 20

When Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians founded Melville House 20 years ago, they had no idea their small press would eventually become one of the country’s most respected independent publishers. Yet here they are. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Washington State's 3rd Thing Publishes Progressively

The 3rd Thing, a small press in Olympia, Wash., was set up to be a “publisher of necessary alternatives,” and in that, its list delivers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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