Candid Comments on What It Takes To Run a Small Press

Long, unpaid hours, feelings of being overlooked, having one's work "disregarded"...there's reward in the trenches, yes, but also a lot of lonely labor. The post Candid Comments on What It Takes To Run a Small Press appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politics Take Center Stage at the Small Press Expo 2017

This year's Small Press Expo served as a platform for the indie comics community to respond to issues of politics, race, and gender; celebrate Annie Koyama and 10 years of Koyama Press, and hail the works of newcomers Emil Ferris and Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 11: Small Presses Take the Spotlight on Day Three

On the final day of the show, small and university presses promoted their offerings to booksellers at a luncheon and closing reception. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 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

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 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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BEA 2014: A Novel Run for Running Press

With the publication of Ben Mezrich’s Seven Wonders (Sept.), a fast-paced thriller with an Indiana Jones–type character at its center, Running Press is moving outside its comfort zone of lavish lifestyle, pop culture, and books on house and home. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Small Press winners revealed

The nine winners of the regional and country round of the British Book Awards Small Press of the Year accolade have been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:49:39 UTC ]
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Why small presses matter

As more and more authors potentially feel disenfranchised by the larger counterparts, or feel like they never had a shot in the first place, small presses are uniquely positioned to get writers to market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 21:57:10 UTC ]
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30 Small Press Books from 2020 We Can’t Wait To Read

Book Riot picks 30 exciting small press books published in 2020, from 25 different publishers, that we can't wait for you to read. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-27 11:36:43 UTC ]
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Frances Pinter takes on new role at CEU Press

Publisher Frances Pinter has taken a newly created role as executive chair of the Central European University Press in Budapest, Hungary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 08:37:20 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards 2020: Small Press of the Year

The Small Press of the Year Award returns for a second year: last year the overall award was won by Bath-based publisher Wild Things Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 11:25:57 UTC ]
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President's Office Takes Over Wayne State U Press, Interim Director Stepping Down

Wayne State University Press remains embroiled in controversy since the firings of three senior employees. The president's office has assumed oversight for the press, and interim director Tara Reeser is stepping down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'In 24 hours, people gave us £40,000': how readers rescued a small press

Galley Beggar Press was facing ruin after the collapse of The Book People, but the public has supplied Christmas magic of a kind I don’t usually buy intoIf a novelist had submitted a story to my publishing company about someone losing £40,000 one day and then regaining it the next, thanks to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-19 17:31:08 UTC ]
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5 Small Press Audiobooks To Give As Gifts This Year

For book lovers, Small Business Saturday means a trip to the local independent bookstore, many of which invite local authors to hang out and make recommendations. If you’re an audiobook lover you can still support small businesses, and I don’t mean purchasing your audiobooks on compact disc. Ask... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:48:59 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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At Brooklyn’s 2019 Small Press Flea

If you happened to be at the farmer’s market in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park this past Saturday, you might have trailed the vendor tents across the street to Grand Army Plaza and landed in the 2019 Small Press Flea, two concentric circles of book fair tables set up between the Soldiers’ and Sailors’... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-28 08:47:44 UTC ]
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Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses granted Arts Council funding

The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses has been granted Arts Council funding for the next two years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 08:51:41 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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Adult Presses Take On Children’s Books

This fall, four indie presses distributed by Consortium Books & Distribution are expanding beyond their well-established adult niches by publishing books for young readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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