Posts Tagged: Indie publishing

Make America Read Again

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What if you could spend a little bit of money to make sure that your favorite books from independent publishers—like Coffee House Press, Nouvella, Copper Canyon, Dorothy, and City Lights—turn up at your local bookstore? Small Press Distribution, the tiny non-profit that makes sure your favorite indie books are stocked on store shelves, is holding a […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Jeremy Hawkins

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Author Jeremy Hawkins discusses his debut novel, The Last Days of Video, the resurgence of the independent bookstore industry, and allowing nostalgia to have presence but not precedence in one’s life.

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Dynamic Duo

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Moves are being made in the independent publishing world. In 2016, respected label Coffee House Press and book club/bookstore hybrid Emily Books will collaborate to release their first original title together, one of two per year: We are energized by the opportunity to incubate their move into original work and to offer the kind of […]

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Literature vs. NYC

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Independent publishers are producing literature, Chris Fischbach writes in the Virginia Quarterly Review, which is not the same thing as what commercial publishers are printing. Fischbach (a publisher at Coffee House Press) goes on to explain a duality similar to that of Chad Harbach’s MFA vs NYC—if there are two competing writing identities, one is premised […]

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Small Presses, Big Impact

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The silver lining of the publishing industry’s turmoil is that independent small presses are increasingly able to bring readers unique and fascinating books. Flavorwire’s Jason Diamond has collected twenty-five of the presses doing the risky but essential work bigger publishers are often too afraid to do. From indie mainstays like Akashic and Graywolf to our […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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There will be a memorial gathering for Craig tomorrow, November 1, at the Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery, New York City) from 5-8pm. A brief program of readers will begin at 5:30. There will be a cash bar and light appetizers. Barbara Jane Reyes has a couple of posts on indie publishing over at Harriet. […]

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