Posts Tagged: independent publishing

VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Abeer Hoque

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Abeer Hoque talks about coming of age in the predominantly white suburbs of Pittsburgh, rewriting her memoir manuscript ten times, and looking for poetry in prose. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Will Evans

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Will Evans, Executive Director of Deep Vellum Publishing, talks about publishing translated works as well as the Texas and Dallas literary scene he wants to help grow. ...more

Indie Presses Become Gatekeepers

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Big publishers traditionally rely on income from known authors to support taking risks on new writers. But those publishers have grown more risk-averse, avoiding unknown writers and focusing on mainstream books expected to perform well in the marketplace. Meanwhile, independent publishers are filling the shortlists of major prizes in part because they are willing to take risks with new authors.

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The One-Man Publishing House

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Gabriel Levinson just might operate one of the world’s smallest independent publishers. ANTIBOOKCLUB releases just one book a year and each title is the product of the one-man publisher who serves as editor, marketer, promoter, and bookkeeper. Brooklyn-based Levinson has sold off his precious record collection and his personal library to fund the press’s titles.

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