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Category Archives: News Tidbits

Mighty Media Kids Kicks Off the Official Blog Tour of The Ugly Dumpling

The Ugly Dumpling, Stephanie Campisi’s adorably delicious spin on the classic fairy tale, has seen some great press this month. San Francisco Book Review notes that “Children will love the story and its emphasis on the beauty of individuality, while … Continue reading

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How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups
How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups

Chicago Tribune “Sax’s book isn’t available for purchase until late December, but if his message strikes a chord, it may be worth a preorder…[Sax is] sounding some alarms that we’d do well to heed, and for our kids’ sakes, I … Continue reading

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Carnegie Medal Winner – Viet Thanh Nguyen THE SYMPATHIZER
Carnegie Medal Winner – Viet Thanh Nguyen THE SYMPATHIZER

Sally Mann & Viet Thanh Nguyen winners of Carnegie medals presented by library association By HILLEL ITALIE Associated Press JANUARY 10, 2016 — 6:25PM NEW YORK — This year’s winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, given annually by the … Continue reading

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Stop By and Say Hi in Boston!

Consortium will be at Midwinter this week, and we’d love to see you! We’ll be at booth 2131. As usual, we’ll have author signings, galleys, and lots of swag! Publishers in Our Aisle Akashic Books Auzou Cinco Puntos Press Enchanted … Continue reading

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Foreword Reviews Announces Best Poetry and Mystery Books for Winter

The Winter 2016 issue of Foreword Reviews is here, and it comes with a couple of choice features including books from Consortium publishers. The magazine calls Swallows and Waves, published by Sarabande Books, “lithe and exacting” in an article deciding … Continue reading

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Four of Our Publishers’ Titles Are Washington Post Best Books!

The Washington Post Book World announced its lists of the best books of 2015 on November 18! Enormous Smallness: A Story of E.E. Cummings was selected as a Best Children’s Book in conjunction with the Washington Post KidsPost. Following its … Continue reading

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101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die is a NYT Bestseller!
101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die is a NYT Bestseller!

101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die has made its debut appearance in the New York Times bestseller list for November 29, ranking at #6 in the Hardcover Graphic category! The fiery graphic novel from Nobrow Press serves as … Continue reading

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Fifteen Dogs Wins Giller Prize!
Fifteen Dogs Wins Giller Prize!

Congratulations to André Alexis, who has won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Fifteen Dogs, published by Coach House Books! Publishers Weekly announced the news on November 11, following with an e-blast to its subscribers. The Giller Prize … Continue reading

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Three Enchanted Lion Books featured in NYT Book Review!

Enchanted Lion is undeniably on a roll! In addition to The Tiger Who Would Be King being voted one of the ten New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015, The Snow Rabbit and Scritch Scratch Scraww Plop were … Continue reading

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Wordless Wonder Sidewalk Flowers Continues Its Winning Streak

Sidewalk Flowers continued its streak of critical acclaim by being named one of the Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015 by the New York Times last week.  In an earlier article, a New York Times reviewer remarked, “I’d give this … Continue reading

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