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New Site + From Away Book Launch, and ALA Midwinter '18!

We hope you like our new look! We've been busy this new year (can you believe it's already February?), and have a lot of news! For one thing, you might notice our site has a new look—what do you think? There's a new "Store" button up top…
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Silent Second Launch & L.A. Times Press Roundup!

What a week we've had! We officially launched The Silent Second at Vroman's on Monday, 8/21, and it was packed! Everyone enjoyed author Adam Walker Phillip's hilarious Powerpoint, and fellow PPB author Naomi Hirahara was there to ask him some…
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L.A. Mexicano: A Celebration of Food and Culture

Bringing delicious food and fun to every event! We recently launched the title L.A. Mexicano, author Bill Esparza's very own love letter to Mexican cuisine and culinary community in Los Angeles. The book, a cross between a cookbook and…
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Prospect Park Books at ALA Chicago!

  Prospect Park's ALA Debut!  We're headed to Chicago this weekend for the world's #1 library trade show—The American Library Association's Annual Conference & Exhibition! There's going to be tons of booth, exhibitors, speaking…
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Life is a Narrow Bridge

Hear the music that made our book launch such a hit! If you'll recall, earlier this year we launched the debut fiction novel by J.J. Gesher, titled A Narrow Bridge, at the fabulous Chevalier's Books in Larchmont. It was an incredible event,…
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Prospect Park Books at LitFest Pasadena!

It's finally here! Pasadena's own Literary Festival is right around the corner, and Prospect Park Books is thrilled to have our authors speaking at three different panels this year! Panels are spread all throughout Pasadena, so be sure to check…
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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'…
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Top Ten No-Nos for Agents & Writers

We love the thrill of a new submission, we really do. But some days we get beaten down by all the misguided people who spew without thinking. To start 2014 out right, here's our list of the ten best ways to get us to toss your proposal or…

Catch our authors at the Big Orange Book Festival

Mark your calendars! The Big Orange Book Festival is happening next weekend, October 11-13, at Chapman University in Orange County—and four of Prospect Park Books' very own will be appearing! The festival's highlights include literary…

Vulture Verses Wins Design Award

Each year, a team of design experts chooses the best designed and illustrated books of the year for the PubWest Design Awards, and we're thrilled to announce that Vulture Verses was awarded the silver medal for Children's Illustrated Books. Congratulations…