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When a Publisher Cuts Ties with Amazon and Sales Soar

For writers, and especially publishers, it can sometimes seem like all roads lead through Amazon (much to the dismay of independent booksellers everywhere). But Educational Development Corporation, a publisher of children’s books and resources based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is seeing phenomenal growth and record-breaking net sales since making the risky decision to cut the Amazon […]

BLF Press Showcases Women of Color

Sometimes, when the mission is clear and the heart is aligned with that mission, recognition and success come quick. BLF Press, based in Clayton, published their first collection in 2016. Dedicated to “amplifying the work of women of color” and providing a a space for “forward thinking, creative women of exceptional talent,” their titles have […]

When Books Are a Lifestyle Choice: C&R Press

Books are dead–long live books! So runs the credo (more or less) of C&R Press. Founded in 2006, this indie publisher is “committed to publishing books from new and emerging poets whose work might otherwise be ignored by commercial publishers.” To those ends, C&R Press publishes fiction, short stories, poetry, essays, memoir, and mixed genre. […]