Susan Hawthorne argues that independent publishing is the source of cultural diversity, bringing bibliodiversity to confront megapublishing and bookselling.
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Talk to a passionate independent publisher and they’ll soon have you convinced that strong independent presses are the ideal homes for many authors and their books.
With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today.
Ohio publishers Two Dollar Radio are interested in singular, bold writing, and if you tattoo their logo on your body you get a lifetime of books for free.
Marc Lowenthal of Wakefield Press, a publisher of translated overlooked gems, reflects on what he looks to publish and why the US is such a tough market for translations.
Poetry may be a hard sell in the mass market, but D2C sales and subscriptions help Seattle poetry publisher Wave Books survive the stormy economy.
South Africa’s Modjaji Books is updating its catalog of small publishers and literary magazines in Africa, with the aim of expanding coverage to the entire continent.
Two new exposés on the Church of Scientology are published this month. In the UK Transworld cancelled theirs, while Silvertail Books is going ahead. Here’s why.
Mexico has more than 100 indies struggling to survive, often as literary publishers. Some embrace e-books, others balk. Could digital by their lifeline?
Named after a beloved but deceased pet, Barcelona’s Blackie Books is a surprisingly successful independent publisher of cult fiction, poetry, and illustration.