Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press

Debut author Sarah J. Sover talks about finding the perfect home for her comedic fantasy novel Double-Crossing the Bridge with the indie publisher The Parliament House. The post Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-15 14:00:43 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press

Debut author Sarah J. Sover talks about finding the perfect home for her comedic fantasy novel Double-Crossing the Bridge with the indie publisher The Parliament House. The post Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-15 14:00:43 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

With the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference taking place in Minneapolis, Graywolf is taking full hometown advantage to celebrate its authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Unnamed Press Creating Home For Contemporary Authors

Unnamed Press, a new publishing house based in Los Angeles, started out with a completely different name. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Breaking Digital Ground: E-books and Small Press Literary Publishers

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (AWP) began decades ago as a meet-up for academic creative writing departments, students, and writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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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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In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations

Publishers are finding readers are willing to make small-dollar donations to support news operations. The post In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Small Press, Big Prize: Inside Brooklyn Arts Press

Brooklyn Arts Press is a one-man operation that, despite its scant resources, took home the National Book Award for Poetry this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Small Press Community Slowly Builds Back after SPD Failure

A little more than three months after Small Press Distribution abruptly closed, leaving some 400 indie publishers without a trade distributor, publishers and distributors both are finally moving forward—even as damage assessment continues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How a Small Press Poetry Contest Launched Samuel Beckett’s Career

Paris, June 1930. At 3.00 in the morning, Nancy Cunard quickly writes a letter to her friend Louise Morgan, American journalist and editor at Everyman magazine: We found a poem, a beauty, by a poet—so much so that it must be printed by itself. Irishman of 23, Ecole Normale here, that’s all I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Poetry Foundation Offers Aid to SPD Presses as the Search for New Homes Continues

The Poetry Foundation is funding a new grant program to help presses, while more than 70 former SPD clients have found new distribution partners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Hundreds of Small Presses Just Lost Their Distributor. Now What?

A nonprofit that distributed books for many of the country’s small presses has closed, and the fallout could affect the publishing industry in ways both big and small. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Some Former SPD Clients Find New Homes Despite Ongoing Uncertainty

Dozens of former publishers that had been served by SPD have signed with Asterism and Itasca as frustration mounts over the lack of information coming from the now-shuttered distributor. Meanwhile, Ingram is offering some flexibility in its 60-day deadline to have inventory removed from its... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘The crime writer crime writers read’: Garry Disher, author of 60 books and finding fame in his 70s

The Australian author is ‘incredibly influential’, but has had to survive decades of ‘cultural cringe’ and genre snobbery to make finally ‘a decent sort of living’Before parched and dusty towns across Australia became full of fictional sinister people; before the explosion of outback noir and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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New Climate Fiction Author Sarah Ruiz-Grossman’s Favorite Cli-Fi Books

This Earth Day, settle into "A Fire So Wild," Sarah Ruiz-Grossman's debut novel about the societal impacts of climate change. Continue reading at HuffPost

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