Magazine Articles Tagged With independent/small presses

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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Perseus Cuts Twenty Positions, Will Publish Fewer Books Next Year

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.23.09

Perseus Books Group, whose imprints include Basic Books, DaCapo, Running Press, Vanguard Press, Seal Press, and Public Affairs, laid off twenty people late last week. The layoffs affect about 3 percent of the publisher's total work force; most of the positions being cut are from the publishing side of the company and a few are from the distribution side.

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Book: The Sequel to Be Published at BEA

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.27.09

A collaborative book-writing project launched in April by independent press Perseus Books will come to fruition this weekend at BookExpo America in New York City.

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Small Press Points

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.09

May/June 2009

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features New Directions, Burning Deck, Siglio Press, Calyx Books, Fence Books, Hanging Loose Press, Slope Editions, Canarium Books, Octopus Books, Ugly Duckling Presse, Clear Cut Press, Featherproof Books, Paper Egg Books, Soft Skull Press, and Tupelo Press.

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Small Press Points

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 3.1.09

March/April 2009

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Canarium Books, Tupelo Press, Chelsea Green, and Persea Books.

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Balancing the Books

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.09

January/February 2009

As the crisis on Wall Street trickles down to Main Street, businesses of all kinds are responding to the gloomy economic climate with a variety of belt-tightening measures. Independent literary publishers are among the smaller, more vulnerable operations that are reacting to real and projected downturns in orders, sales, and, in the case of nonprofit houses, philanthropic giving.

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Small Press Points

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.09

January/February 2009

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features Fact-Simile Editions, Wave Books, and Hol Art Books.

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Small Press Points

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.08

November/December 2008

Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features City Lights Publishers, Grove Press, Grove/Atlantic, Atlantic Monthly Press, New Directions, Coffee House Press, Akashic Books, Harbor Mountain Press, Goats and Compasses Press, EM Press, and Perceval Press.

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