In the current publishing environment, much of the responsibility for promotion falls on the author. Bookstore co-owner Lynn Rosen offers five steps for authors to take when trying to create successful event partnerships with local bookstores.
From the Magazine
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Mobile, Alabama–based Negative Capability Press, a nonprofit publisher seeking to publish new work that embodies the Keatsian formulation that “a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason….”
Man Booker winner Han Kang on Korean literature and translation; Gabriel García Márquez’s ashes returned to Colombia; an interview with Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich; and other news
Elena Ferrante interviewed; Copper Canyon Press launches the New Poets Project; how to incorporate today’s tech into fiction; and other news.
Creative Capital names new president; celebrating emerging Asian American poets; Milkweed Editions to open indie bookstore; and other news.
Fanny Howe’s poetry of resistance; Emily St. John Mandel reflects on her book tour; NEA grants $550,000 to Library of America; and other news.
Transforming history through art; Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich on giving voices to the voiceless; Alice James Books launches app; and other news.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Midwest-based Rescue Press, a publishing house that’s championing fluidity of form in literature.
An author, an agent, a publisher, and an editor explore the often difficult path to selling a story collection—when what most publishers want is a novel.
Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features the Green Bay, Wisconsin–based Brain Mill Press, a new house committed to publishing writers of color, LGBTQ writers, and women.