Every year, Publishers Weekly honors a literary figure of major influence with its Person of the Year award, and this year they named Oren Teicher and his organization, the American Booksellers Association. The distinction was given for the ABA’s work improving … Continue reading
In 2012 Joe Ponepinto, former book review editor of the LA Review of Books, asked me some interview questions for an article he was working on. Since it’s all about Publishing Genius, I thought I’d post it, unedited, here (with … Continue reading
PGP is putting out Craig Griffin‘s cookbook, Eat, Knucklehead! next year. The concept of the book is that it’s a series of letters from a father to his 20-something son, a guy who hasn’t learned to cook for himself yet, so the … Continue reading
Written by Andrew Weatherhead and drawn by Mallory Whitten, The Kids I Teach is a funny documentation of how elementary school students interact with their teacher. Preview it in full here and preorder your copy, with a velcro flap (like your … Continue reading
Molly Brodak edited Everyday Genius in October and did an amazing job. The work, almost exclusively poetry, was of a subtly unified tone, and if you followed along daily, or if you go back and read them in order, I think … Continue reading
The publishing arm of Amazon announced that they’re going to publish a weekly journal called DAY ONE. It’s for the Kindle and will feature short stories and poetry. The first issue is now live. Their motivation for creating the journal … Continue reading
Here’s a picture of me shaking hands with Guy Benjamin Brookshire, author of The Universe War. We were onstage in Athens, GA. In July, I went on a five city tour with Matt Cook to support the release of Proving Nothing … Continue reading
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Tweet to #EdwardAdamJohn this week, while they’re on their book tour, and tell them what to draw. They’ll draw it and post it to Instagram. Any subject — all is fair game!
Edward, Adam and John a Publishing Genius reading tour Edward, Adam and John are traveling from Baltimore to Atlanta to celebrate the launch of two new books from Publishing Genius: Woods’s Activities and Mullany’s Figures for an Apocalypse. Their 40-minute multimedia … Continue reading
Baltimore CITY PAPER calls Publishing Genius a “true cultural treasure.”
We are pleased to announce that the first winner of the Chris Toll Prize is Kyle Flak, of Michigan, for his chapbook What Hank Said on the Bus. Kyle is also the author of The Secret Admirer and Harmonica Days. His work can be read at Everyday Genius.