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See Prospect Park Books at LitFest Pasadena!

LitFest Pasadena is back—and better than ever! What started as a friendly, small-town, one-day literary festival has grown into a weekend-long bonanza of remarkable variety and depth: poetry performances, children's storytimes, a teen writing…

What I Learned in School Yesterday

Greetings from the Home2Suites in Albuquerque, where the view is of a complex freeway interchange and my neighbors are fellow presenters at the University of New Mexico Writers' Conference. I was one of three editor/publishers here to spout…

To Hell with LaLa Land—L.A. Is Book Land

Enough with the clichés about L.A. being only about movies, TV, and juice cleanses. We're here to report that our city's small-press scene has been exploding. Check out Eagle Rock–based Unnamed Press, which is rocketing to success with…

Malcolm Margolin: Publishing Hero of the Week

Because it's Prospect Park's tenth anniversary, I've been thinking a lot about how I got here, and how my co-workers, authors, and I have navigated the many, many obstacles that make book publishing one of the most challenging businesses out…

10 Lessons From 10 Years of Running a Small Press

When I first began Prospect Park Books ten years ago, not for a minute did I imagine it would still be in business today, let alone have grown from a regional guidebook publisher into a national house focusing on fiction, cookbooks, and gift…

Jen Bilik: Publishing Hero of the Week

Because it's Prospect Park's tenth anniversary, I've been thinking a lot about how I got here, and how my co-workers, authors, and I have navigated the many, many obstacles that make book publishing one of the most challenging businesses out…

Steve Piersanti: Publishing Hero of the Week

Because it's Prospect Park's tenth anniversary, I've been thinking a lot about how I got here, and how my co-workers, authors, and I have navigated the many, many obstacles that make book publishing one of the most challenging businesses out…

Talking Publishing with Caroline Leavitt

Caroline Leavitt is a literary ball o' fire. She's a talented and successful novelist, no stranger to the New York Times bestseller list. She's a much-sought-after manuscript editor and much-in-demand teacher of the art of novel writing. And…

Booklist Throws the Book at PPB

Publisher Colleen Dunn Bates got arrested by Booklist Magazine yesterday. Learn more about the arraignment and charges right here.

Four Great Gift Books for Fall

It may be 96 degrees here in Pasadena, but the kids heading back to school tell us that fall is in the air. And for us, fall means one thing: new books. Our upcoming roster of four fall titles range from a richly photographed German-Californian…