Cover Photo: Tiny personal victory by Lorena Pimentel
Tiny personal victory
No matter the place, the high stools were always the best seating spot
Sep 16, 2017
Cover Photo: NYC: Hope to see you at the Soft Skull party this Sunday at The Kitchen! by Hannah Schneider
NYC: Hope to see you at the Soft Skull party this Sunday at The Kitchen!
Soft Skull is hosting five of our authors for a free evening of readings, drinks, music, and revelry!
Sep 15, 2017
Cover Photo: (Excerpt) The Requisitions: A Novel by Samuél Barrantes
(Excerpt) The Requisitions: A Novel
I rebel: against my past, against history and against a present that places the incomprehensible in the cold storage of history and thus falsifies it in a revolting way. —Jean Améry
Sep 13, 2017
Cover Photo: Happy Publication Day to A LOVING, FAITHFUL ANIMAL  by Catapult Books
Happy Publication Day to A LOVING, FAITHFUL ANIMAL
The debut novel NYLON called “gorgeously written.”
Sep 12, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
The Catapult staff recommends books by Javier Marías, Jenny Zhang, Jesmyn Ward, and more.
Sep 11, 2017
Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author
TinyLetter of the Month: Maud Newton, “Notes from the Child of a White Supremacist”
“My father is the first thing I think about when I consider the importance of not being silent.”
Sep 07, 2017
Cover Photo: Karen      Bender’s Patented Ten Commandments for Becoming a Writer by Karen Bender
Karen Bender’s Patented Ten Commandments for Becoming a Writer
Karen shares practical, easy-to-implement steps to become a writer.
Sep 06, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
The Catapult team recommends books by José Saramago, Lucy Ives, Morgan Jerkins, and more.
Aug 29, 2017
Cover Photo: Eleanor Roosevelt, a very good pup
The Literary Pet of the Month is Eleanor Roosevelt
Unlike our longest-serving First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt the Dog was the shortest-serving bookshop dog.
Aug 24, 2017
A Shunting We Will Go!
(Criss-crossing continents on long-distance trains)
Aug 22, 2017
Cover Photo: A Toast to MONTPELIER PARADE by Catapult Books
A Toast to MONTPELIER PARADE
The debut novel that The Guardian called “pitch-perfect” is on sale today!
Aug 22, 2017
Cover Photo: A story with meteor shower by Corina Ozon
A story with meteor shower
“About a thousand years from now, it seems the Earth will hit this comet with its thick tail”, he told her. “But we won’t be here anymore”, she answered. “Oh yes, we’ll be in the comet’s tail, as stardust”, he said.
Aug 22, 2017
Cover Photo: In Line by Christine Olivas
In Line
"Even in her busiest moments, she was in a state of unrest, and working was a socially acceptable stimulus."
Aug 20, 2017
Cover Photo: Crystal Hana Kim
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Crystal Hana Kim
“Preserving a child’s viewpoint while attending to the adult reader seemed like a fun challenge.”
Aug 18, 2017
Cover Photo: The Master of the Air by Con Chapman
The Master of the Air
She was deadweight in his arms.
Aug 17, 2017
Cover Photo: Still from film adaptation of "Ohio Impromptu", by Samuel Beckett, directed by Charles Sturridge
in other shadows unborn
excerpts from a Samuel Beckett fantasia
Aug 17, 2017
Cover Photo: The EDISTO Reissue Is Here, and Roy Blount, Jr. Has Something to Say About It by Catapult Books
The EDISTO Reissue Is Here, and Roy Blount, Jr. Has Something to Say About It
From the Foreword by Roy Blount, Jr.: “This is the funniest damn book, and so adroit, and so serious, so full of unforced heart.”
Aug 15, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo © flickr.com/LIN CHIA HUI
Try, Try Again
Making fertility less lonely, one story at a time.
Aug 14, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
What do you do when you want a Flannery O’Connor book cover tattoo but hate birds?
Aug 14, 2017
Cover Photo: So happy together
Come Intern With Us in Portland, Oregon!
We’re keen to find an intern with a passion for the marketing side of book publishing.
Aug 10, 2017
Cover Photo: Grace Oluseyi
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Grace Oluseyi
“The story had always been about two halves of a couple using each other to get what they want.”
Aug 09, 2017
Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author
TinyLetter of the Month: Jamila Osman, “Notes from Ramallah”
“Writing these letters is my way of laying siege to the silences that I have learned to harbor.”
Aug 08, 2017
Cover Photo: Ben Shattuck
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Ben Shattuck
“I like to think of the people I personally know placed in deep history.”
Aug 07, 2017
Cover Photo: Angela Ajayi
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Angela Ajayi
“I wrote almost euphorically, allowing my memories, my knowledge, and my imagination to meld endlessly, freely.”
Aug 04, 2017
Cover Photo: The Guddenov by mike scallan
The Guddenov
A post-apocolyptic love story: Adam and Eve retold.
Aug 03, 2017
Cover Photo: Emily Chammah
A Conversation with PEN America Best Debut Short Story Author Emily Chammah
“Writing can be a lonely endeavor, and it is wonderful to now be connected to these other emerging writers.”
Aug 02, 2017
Cover Photo: Ten Days in Scotland. by Dasha Ziborova
Ten Days in Scotland.
C'mon Sun, Show Up, a family trip in words and pictures.
Aug 01, 2017
Cover Photo: Catapult Staff Picks by Allie Wuest
Catapult Staff Picks
Newly-reissued Eve Babitz, pocket-sized Thomas Piketty, and a Swedish pop cover of Talking Heads.
Jul 31, 2017
Acuteness
A New Meaning to Viral
Jul 31, 2017
Cover Photo: Generation X:  Looking for a place to put ourselves back in order
Gen X: I Did What I Loved, the Money Did Not Follow
Living the signature message just makes life weird. And desperate.
Jul 29, 2017