Publisher’s Blog

Our Favorite Books of 2017

The year is nearly over, so it's time for some best-of book recommendations. We gathered together and reviewed our recently-read book pile to make a list of our favorites to share with you. Here they are in no particular order. Wendy J. Fox...

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Author Spotlight: Nancy Smith

Thinking about the end of the world and the routine of “work” By Monica Prince   Nancy Smith is featured as one of the incredible contributors in the inaugural issue of the SFWP Annual, a new release from the Santa Fe Writers Project whose debut on October 1 in print...

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Author Spotlight: Sadie Hoagland

Science and the supernatural at war in Sadie Hoagland’s “Dementia, 1692”   The thrill of the supernatural surrounds Sadie Hoagland’s short story “Dementia, 1692.” This historical fiction is set against the backdrop of the Salem witch trials in colonial Massachusetts,...

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Author Spotlight: Kayleigh Wanzer

On transforming the personal into the universal By Katya Ellis   Kayleigh Wanzer sees writing creative nonfiction as a cathartic process. From drafting and revising to editing, "the experience becomes less about what I went through and more about what is on the page.”...

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Author Spotlight: Samantha Edmonds

On the choose-your-own-adventure style and the “breakdown of control"   Samantha Edmonds is featured as one of the all-star contributors in the inaugural issue of the SFWP Annual, a new release from the Santa Fe Writers Project whose debut on October 1 in print and...

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2017 Literary Awards Program Winners

Judge Benjamin Percy has decided on the winners! We'll get right to it: The two runner-ups are: Doug Crandell for Tornado Season. Crandell is an author and teacher. He's received awards and endowments from the Sherwood Anderson Foundation, the Virginia Center for the...

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Author Spotlight: Bonnie Chau

Bonnie Chau, Grand Prize Winner of the 2040 Books Literary Awards Program, Talks Sex and Identity   Author Bonnie Chau won the grand prize in the inaugural 2040 Books Contest with her gripping short story collection All Roads Lead to Blood. Contest judge Mat Johnson...

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