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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…

Strawberry Yellow featured in Top Suspense Sizzling Summer Sale

  What's on your summer reading list? If you've recently been on the hunt for a good read in the form of a thrilling mystery novel (and really, who isn't?) then you're in luck! Top Suspense, an online collective of award-winning…

The Texas Twist at Vroman's Bookstore

You've heard rumbles and murmurs about a slimmery scammer named Radar Hoverlander and his band of merry misfits, and now we can make it official. xWHAT HAPPENS WHEN A CON ARTIST GETS CONNED?Join us to launch our rip-roaring summer crime caper: The…

Heath Shindig to Celebrate Little Flower

One of LA's most beautiful stores, Heath Ceramics on Beverly (by way of Marin County), is throwing a party to celebrate Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe, and you're invited. As a retailer of her caramels and marshmallows, Heath has long…

Kicking Off Literary Pasadena

Last night (April 11th), we launched our new short-fiction anthology, Literary Pasadena, with a party at publisher Colleen Bates's house in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Pasadena (yes, that's where our name comes from). We had a gorgeous…

Naomi Hirahara at the Japanese American National Museum

Continuing our monthlong strawberry obsession, author Naomi Hirahara will be at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles this Saturday, March 30,  to discuss Strawberry Yellow in the context of her Japanese American background.…

Who Wants Seconds: The Blog

Attention cooks, food lovers, entertainers, and artists: We've just launched a new blog, WhoWantsSecondsCookbook.com, and we hope you'll check it out regularly. Over the next seven months, we'll be sharing stories, photos, recipes, and excerpts…