Magazine Articles Tagged With independent/small presses

The Medium Is the Message: The Print-Digital Divide and the Books of Tomorrow

by Carrie Neill

Special Section

Posted 9.28.12

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Carrie Neill explores the ever-evolving publishing landscape and highlights independent presses experimenting with the increasingly fluid interaction between print and digital, analog and interactive. 

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All in the Family: Ig Publishing, Two Dollar Radio, and Small Beer Press

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 9.28.12

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Contributing editor Michael Bourne highlights the trend of family-run indie presses and explores how the editors champion innovative authors whose work is often considered by commercial publishers to be unmarketable. 

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Decisions, Decisions: Three Different Paths to Publication

by Alethea Black, Céline Keating, Michelle Toth

The Practical Writer

Posted 5.3.12

July/August 2011

Three author friends who took different paths to the publication of their debut books—via commercial press, independent press, and self-publishing outfit—compare notes about everything from working with an editor and choosing a cover to marketing and publicity.

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The Story of Dzanc Books

by Jeremiah Chamberlin

Feature

Online Only, posted 10.19.10

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Contributor Jeremiah Chamberlin profiles indie innovator Dzanc Books, which in four short years has gone from a start-up to a publisher with five imprints, three literary magazines, and a list of over fifty titles.

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Northwestern Acquires Curbstone

by Kevin Canfield

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.10

May/June 2010

Curbstone Press, the independent, nonprofit publisher that for more than three decades published international literature in Willimantic, Connecticut, and Northwestern University Press in Chicago agreed late last year to form a partnership.

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Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 3.1.10

March/April 2010

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Ampersand Books, an independent publisher based in Gulfport, Florida.

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Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.10

January/February 2010

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Madras Press, a publisher of  individually bound stories and novellas.

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Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.09

November/December 2009

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features BlazeVOX Books in Buffalo.

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Marion Boyars Shutting Down This Fall

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.11.09

After more than four decades in business, one of Britain’s most intrepid independent publishers is closing its doors. Marion Boyars, which counts Georges Bataille, Ken Kesey, Hubert Selby Jr., and Nobel Prize-winner Kenzaburo Oe among its authors, announced yesterday that it will begin winding down operations after the release of its fall catalogue.

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Legend Press to Publish “Half Book” This Fall

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.1.09

Legend Press imprint Paperbooks is pursuing an unusual scheme to “promote novel writing” in the U.K. this fall, publishing a half-finished book and inviting readers to complete the story. Only the first ten thousand words of A Novel Ending by author Gary Davison will be written; the remaining pages will be left blank. The publisher is asking aspiring authors—one of whom will score a contract with Paperbooks—to fill in and submit their own endings. 

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