Circumference Books, launched in 2018 by Jennifer Kronovet and Dan Visel, is dedicated to bringing international works of poetry to an English-speaking audience.
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The new executive director of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses discusses her new role and the importance of independent publishing.
An essayist discusses the five journals that first published the essays in her debut collection, Five Plots.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Hark by Sam Lipsyte and Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin.
Using found objects and handmade pieces of art to publish new works of literature, a small press in Baltimore expands the understanding of what it means to be a book.
Cofounded by writers Richard Siken and Drew Burk, Spork Press publishes evocative and voice-driven chapbooks and full-length books of poetry and fiction.
A six-day festival in Elko, Nevada, featuring poetry, music, dancing, storytelling, and folk art, celebrates its thirty-fifth anniversary.
The first lines of a dozen new and noteworthy books, including Natasha Trethewey’s Monument: Poems New and Selected and Alice Walker’s Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart.
Siglio Press celebrates ten years of publishing genre-defying books that incorporate literary and visual art.
An independent press in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been publishing full-length and chapbook-length poetry collections for fifty years.
Helmed by Ann Hood, a new imprint from Akashic Books offers a home for books about grief, loss, and recovery.
An increasing number of classic books, such as To Kill a Mockingbird and Anne Frank’s diaries, are being adapted into graphic form.
A roundup of new anthologies, including Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, edited by Glory Edim.
Emily Nemens on her new role at the storied magazine, her editing process, and her plans for future issues.
A poet discusses four journals that published poems from her second collection, Instruments of the True Measure.
Colorful illustrations accompany notes, quotes, and literary trivia about books to read and bookstores to visit.
A small press run by high school students in Pennsylvania publishes handmade books of poetry and prose.
With recent grant funding of $1.4 million, the National Book Foundation aims to reach more readers.
A roundup of new anthologies, including American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, edited by Tracy K. Smith.
A fiction writer discusses five journals that published stories from his debut collection, Friday Black.
The first lines of a dozen noteworthy books, including Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart and Perennial by Kelly Forsythe.
The Millay Society attempts to save Steepletop, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s former home in in Austerlitz, New York.
Jennifer Baker on her new anthology, Everyday People: The Color of Life, published by Atria in August.
Sue Landers takes over as executive director of the nonprofit dedicated to LGBTQ writers.
An essayist discusses five journals that published work from her debut collection, Tonight I’m Someone Else.