Small Press Distribution is asking for $100,000 to cover coronavirus-related losses.

Small Press Distribution, which has brought titles from hundreds of independent publishers to readers for more than 50 years, is in urgent need of financial help to keep from folding. A GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise $100,000 to cover its next month of costs, including health care for its 10 employees and a percentage […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 15:11:21 UTC ]
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Small Press Distribution is asking for $100,000 to cover coronavirus-related losses.

Small Press Distribution, which has brought titles from hundreds of independent publishers to readers for more than 50 years, is in urgent need of financial help to keep from folding. A GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise $100,000 to cover its next month of costs, including health care for its... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 15:11:21 UTC ]
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Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of Kids Can Press Book

Kids Can Press author Paulette Bourgeois and illustrator Josée Bisaillon have created a book for General Mills Canada's third annual educational campaign for ecological support. And bees may be among the beneficiaries. The post Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Small Press Distribution Shuts Down

The closure of SPD, one of the last independent distributors remaining in the United States, is the latest blow to small presses looking for options to get their titles into bookstores and other accounts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Seattle Indie Publishers Unite Around Small-Press Distribution

Joshua Rothes of Sublunary Editions and Phil Bevis of Chatwin Books have formed Asterism Books, a wholesale distribution portal and bookshop for independent small presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Press Distribution Launches GoFundMe to Support New Operating Model

One of the few remaining distributors specializing in distributing independent publishers has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help underwrite a plan to close a warehouse, partner with other distributors, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-28 00:00:00 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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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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'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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The €100,000 International Dublin Award Highlights Ireland’s Tramp Press

Tramp Press, a small independent house in Ireland, has a winner in Mike McCormack's 'Solar Bones,' later published by Canongate in the UK and Soho Press in the States. McCormack has won the International Dublin Literary Award. The post The €100,000 International Dublin Award Highlights Ireland’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Distribution Engine Brings U.K. Small Press Graphic Novels to the U.S.

Seven U.K. Small Presses have banded together to bring wider retail distribution and greater sales to their graphic novels in the U.S. comics market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cover reveal: See the cover for Jai Chakrabarti’s A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Jai Chakrabarti’s A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness, forthcoming from Penguin Random House in February 2023. The book, comprised of 14 short stories, details what family means today across cultures, continents, and faith. The title story,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-12 15:00:59 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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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

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