Micro-presses fight their corner

Difficulties with finances and heavy workloads have sounded the death knell for micro-publishers Jurassic London and Boo Books, while fellow mini press Gray Friar Press has also shuttered. However, all three have maintained that micro-publishing plays a vital role in the health of the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mr B's micro-press publishes Sayarer as first original title

Bookseller Nic Bottomley's publishing outfit Fox, Finch & Tepper has signed and published its first original book, an account of an impromptu biking adventure by award-winning travel-writer Julian Sayarer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting Words

Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology. The post Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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After 30 Years, Ice Cube Press Presses Ahead

Iowa's Ice Cube Press finished 2021, its 30th anniversary, with a solid increase in sales over 2020. Steve Semken started the press to showcase local Iowa stories as well publishing books that document changes in rural America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicago Review Press Acquires Interlude Press

Chicago Review Press acquired Interlude Press, a publisher of LGBTQ+ fiction, including YA fiction released under its Duet Books imprint. Interlude has been distributed by CRP's parent company, IPG, since 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Northern Illinois University Press Partners with Cornell University Press

In a partnership agreement that could serve as a model for academic publishing, Northern Illinois University Press will become an imprint of Cornell University Press beginning July 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicago Review Press Acquires Parenting Press

Chicago Review Press, Inc., the parent company of Chicago Review Press and Independent Publishers Group, is acquiring Parenting Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Policy Press and Bristol Uni create University of Bristol Press

Academic publisher Policy Press has joined with the University of Bristol to become the University of Bristol Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Central Recovery Press, Beacon Press Launch Audio Imprints

Las Vegas-based Central Recovery Press and Boston’s Beacon Press are the latest independent publishers to jump into the booming audio segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree

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Canada’s Literary Press Group: Accessible Ebooks

Close to 600 titles will be part of the new, accessible 'Ebooks for Everyone' initiative from the Literary Press Group of Canada. The post Canada’s Literary Press Group: Accessible Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oxford University Press Is Migrating Its Catalogue to Its Online Platform

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Trinity University Press Launches Two New Imprints

Trinity University Press has launched two new imprints: Tinta Books, which will focus on the culture, history and current affairs of Mexico and Mexican American life, and Terra Firma, about nature and the environment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A historic lesbian-owned queer bookstore is fighting to stay open.

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