It's Time for the LA Times Festival of Books

Spring is suddenly here, and with it brings the return of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the city's great annual book party, a 48-hour-plus cornucopia of readings, conversations, performances, parties, cooking demonstrations, and…

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…

Making the 2015 "Best" Lists

We're more than proud of the eleven books we published in 2015—each has won acclaim, and each has been a success, which is not the norm in any annual slate of titles (this is a tough business). A few of these titles are getting a little extra…

The Return of Things I Want to Punch in the Face

Few publishing projects have brought us more in-office fun than Jennifer Worick's Things I Want to Punch in the Face, which we first published in 2012. Not only is Jen, a publishing whiz with more than 25 books to her name and a successful consulting…

No Rest for PPB's Authors!

As spring barrels toward summer, Prospect Park's authors are racing hither and thither in support of their wonderful books—so much so that we can barely keep up with them. Associate publisher Patty O'Sullivan tried her best to keep up in…

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.
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Smokin' Hot at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

2015 brings an exciting new opportunity for us at Prospect Park—at the L.A. Times Festival of Books this weekend, we'll be joining our friends at Kaya Press, Writ Large Press, and the USC Creative Writing Department in sharing the Smokin'…

Exciting Author Panels at Literary Orange 2015

  We are happy to announce that three of Prospect Park Books’ very own authors will be appearing at Literary Orange 2015 on April 11th at the Irvine Marriott. The literary event’s highlights include literary panels, keynote…

Christopher Noxon at Skylight Books

L.A.'s most talked-about Plus One, Christopher Noxon, will be in conversation with Joel Stein (humorist and Time columnist) at Skylight Books on Thursday night. Christopher will read a bit from his new novel, Plus One, and the men will discuss modern marriages, family life, writing, being married to famous women, and more. Singer/songwriter Eliza Noxon (yes, Christopher's daughter) will kick off the evening with a song.

Drink: LA at The Red Door

 Drink: LA at The Red Door Join Drink: LA at The Red Door on Thursday, December 4 from 7-8pm to sample cocktails from one of LA’s best beverage providers, meet the Drink: LA editors, and…