In defiance of Amazon’s dominance in the bookselling market, Bookshop has launched an imprint that will release its inaugural title this fall. Bookshop will also introduce its own e-reading platform, supporting independent bookstores.
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Los Angeles press Write Bloody Publishing releases books by “troubadour poets” who can command the stage as well as the page. “We love getting knocked on our asses by honesty,” says Write Bloody founder Derrick C. Brown.
For more than a decade the nonprofit publisher Nomadic Press has accepted “invitations” to collaborate with writers in an effort to cross boundaries geographically, philosophically, and creatively.
Black Lawrence Press’s Immigrant Writing Series was launched in response to a lack of book-publication options for immigrant writers, whose unique perspectives might not resonate with nonimmigrant editors.
Seven Kitchens has cultivated a diverse roster of writers through the fifteen or so chapbooks it publishes each year, including through its eight chapbook series, each appealing to a different community.
The Multiverse book series from Milkweed Editions spotlights the work of neurodivergent poets and powerful new ways of “languaging.”
The New York City press annually publishes six to eight books of fiction and nonfiction “by feminists, for everyone.”