Indie Presses and Bookstores Discuss Strategies for Success at PNBA

New marketing approaches and sustainable publishing were two of the main topics on the final day of the PNBA fall meeting. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver Indie Bookstore Launches BookBar Press with Debut Release

Independent Denver bookstore BookBar has launched its new publishing division, BookBar Press, with the publication of an anthology of micro-plays written by area playwrights. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pandemic Success Highlights Rockridge Press’s Data-Driven Strategy

The primary imprint of 10-year-old Callisto Media began to dip its toes into the children’s sector just two years ago—and is now seeing big results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Texas Indie Bookstore Day Deemed a Success

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Chicago Indie Bookstore Day A Huge Success

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Is having a strong children's section a secret to success for indie bookstores?

An informal survey recently carried out by Publishers Weekly found that most stores where children's books had a strong presence are doing well financially. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Interview with an Indie Press: Coffee House Press

In a corner of northeast Minneapolis, Coffee House Press has been quietly publishing some of the most creatively adventurous, engaging books of the last few decades. The publisher, which started as a letterpress, will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary next year. Members of the staff answered... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-02 08:48:14 UTC ]
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[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unnamed Press and Rare Bird Now Double as Indie Booksellers

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House's Kim Shariff Discusses the Company's DEI Strategy

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In Service of the Avant Garde: On the Unlikely Success of Siglio Press

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Ng Named ABA's Inaugural Indie Bookstore Ambassador

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Check out a cool new guide to indie bookstores on the West coast.

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Indie bookstore boom turns page to a more diverse America

The year 2021 saw a substantial increase in the number of independent bookstores in the United States. And a growing proportion of these stores is owned by individuals from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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