Magazine Articles Tagged With independent/small presses

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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Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.09

September/October 2009

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Wolverine Farm Publishing in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Archipelago Books Appeals for Reader Support

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.16.09

With support for small publishers continuing to dwindle amid the uncertain economic climate, Archipelago Books has put out a call for donations to help it stay afloat. The award-winning New York City-based press, which specializes in literary translations, says shrinking finances have forced it to lay off staff and delay the release of upcoming titles.

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Graywolf Press to Cross the Mississippi

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.9.09

Graywolf Press has announced plans to move its offices across the Mississippi River from St. Paul to Minneapolis in about two months’ time. The nonprofit publisher will leave the building it has occupied since 1990 to take up new digs in the Traffic Zone Visual Arts Center, located in the city’s trendy Warehouse district.

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Small Press Points

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.09

July/August 2009

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Action Books, Melville House Publishing, Muumuu House, and Tin House Books.

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Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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