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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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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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

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Two Seattle Indie Publishers Unite Around Small-Press Distribution

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Small Press Distribution Launches GoFundMe to Support New Operating Model

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Small Press Distribution Begins Internal Audit Following Employee Allegations

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The Distribution Engine Brings U.K. Small Press Graphic Novels to the U.S.

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Small Press, Big Prize: Inside Brooklyn Arts Press

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AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

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