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Consortium Publishers Garner Eisner Award Nominations!
The nominees for the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced, and Consortium publishers have earned 7 nominations! Here’s the full list: Best Short Story: “Elmview” by Jon McNaught, in Dockwood, from Nobrow Press. Best Single Issue (or … Continue reading
Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club Wins PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction!
The PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced today that it awarded its 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction to Benjamin Alire Sáenz for his collection of short stories, Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club (Cinco Puntos Press, 2012). This national prize honors … Continue reading
Consortium Publishers Have Eight Lambda Nominations
Congratulations to our publishers! Eight titles have been nominated for the Lambda Literary Awards. They are as follows: 1. The Raven’s Heart, by Jesse Blackadder (Bywater Books) 2.First Spring Grass Fire, by Rae Spoon (Arsenal Pulp Press) 3. The Lava … Continue reading
Benjamin Alire Sáenz is a triple winner!
Benjamin Alire Sáenz won two awards and an honor at the youth media awards, announced by the American Library Association last night. Benjamin’s newest title, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Simon & Schuster), won the Pura … Continue reading
Two New York Times Book Review Notables!
Congratulations to Akashic Books and Copper Canyon Press! Both publishers have books on the 100 Notable Books of 2012 list! The list included Gathering of Waters, by Bernice McFadden, from Akashic Books (calling it “a voice ethereal, ancient, and wise“); … Continue reading
The Spirit of Giving
Today, it’s 12 degrees here in Minnesota. Even for those of us used to the cold, the wind had an extra bite this morning. Today is also Cyber Monday, a day when most people in the US buy a Christmas … Continue reading
Welcome to Movember!
Every November, gentlemen all over the world put down their razors and grow mustaches for prostate cancer awareness and fundraising. This clever idea is called Movember. If you’re growing out your mustache this month, you should definitely check out the … Continue reading
Two Enchanted Lion Titles on the Best Illustrated Children’s Books List!
Congratulations to Enchanted Lion Books! Two of their titles, Bear Despair and Little Bird, were among the ten winners of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2012. Furthermore, this is the third consecutive year that Enchanted Lion’s … Continue reading
Fast Animal is an NBA Finalist!
The National Book Foundation announced last week that Fast Animal, by Tim Seibles, is a 2012 National Book Award Finalist in Poetry. The NBA award citation noted: “The newest collection from one of America’s foremost African-American poets threads the journey … Continue reading
Feminist Press has published the first ebook about the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, titled Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer for Freedom. The Russian feminist punk collective’s members were sentenced to two years in prison after they were found guilty … Continue reading