In the novel, Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books), author Atticus Lish offers a contemporary American immigration story set in Flushing, Queens.
Does Los Angeles Get Enough Love in Literary Circles?
Los Angeles might often be dismissed by the bookish as a ‘Hollywood Town’ but it is home to numerous small presses and a vibrant literary community.
LA’s Unnamed Press: Relatable Foreign Fiction, Unlikely Protagonists
New Los Angeles publisher Unnamed Press is on a mission to carve a niche for new, international authors who may not fit into the traditional mold.
Starting a Small Press? Here’s Some Advice
Spencer Masden of Brooklyn’s Sorry House Press discusses in frank detail everything he’s learned so far about small press publishing.
On Design, Books, Kickstarter and Russian Criminal Tattoos
UK design studio turned publisher FUEL discuss how Kickstarter is helping fund their latest cult project: Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files.
A Better Kind of Algorithm
When you’re shopping for gifts, try getting a recommendation from an actual human expert at your local bookstore, suggests Ross Ufberg of New Vessel Press.
Recovering Memory from Oblivion Through Books in Colombia
‘We are not trying to just sell a title, a paper brick: we want to offer our readers a piece of heritage,’ says Felipe González of independent Colombian publisher Laguna Libros.
Why I Went From a Small Press to a Teeny, Tiny Press
Author Jay Wexler on how he was tempted to self-publish his new book of stories, but still opted for a traditional, if unconventional and tiny, publisher.