Woo-boy, it’s a busy time of year here at Prospect Park Books. We’re launching one great book after another, traveling up a storm, editing and designing a crop of fantastic new titles for the future, and in general not getting much sleep. We do it all for love, and to get the work of our amazing authors out into the world, and as is true with most small presses, we don’t get much attention. As it should be—it’s our authors who deserve the accolades.
Still, it does feel good to get some love from the outside world for what we do, so we’re happy to share this (commence blushing here) quite complimentary feature on Prospect Park Books by Wendy Werris in Publishers Weekly. The magazine story included the photo here, although that doesn’t appear in the online version. That’s Patty on the left and Colleen on the right.
Here’s how it starts:
Colleen Bates, publisher of Prospect Park Books in Pasadena, Calif., gave herself a practical exercise 10 years ago: in order to learn about book design, sales, and distribution, she would self-publish a book. The experiment was enough of a success that in 2006, she founded Prospect Park Books. Read more →