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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'…

Jennie Cook's Holiday Appetizer Cooking Class

 Join esteemed caterer, chef, and cookbook author- Jennie Cook and New School of Cooking for a one of a kind cooking class on November 19th from 7-8pm.Jennie Cook is the owner of Jennie Cook’s Catering and Plant-Based Parties and has built…

The Creative Author Event

Last night I was trolling through our increasingly full Google calendar and was struck by a couple of things: 1. Wow, we have amazing authors 2. Wow, we're really moving the needle on the author event It's the latter I want to address,…

It's that time of year again...

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is here! {http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/} This Saturday and Sunday, the literary world turns its spotlight onto our sunny city for a weekend, and USC's campus will be overrun by…

Daunted by Holiday Cooking? Jennie Cook is Here to Help

Your nephew's girlfriend's brother Gary is invited to your holiday dinner, and he's a vegan. Your parents want a traditional meat dish. And your cousin's kid is gluten-intolerant. Daunted? We all face these challenges at our holiday tables,…

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…

Notes From a Cookbook Photo Shoot & Beyond

Last Wednesday I was lucky enough to help out  at a photo shoot for our upcoming fall cookbook Who Wants Seconds? by caterer extraordinaire Jennie Cook. The book will be filled with Jennie’s whimsical illustrations as an avid visual journaler.…

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…

Looking Ahead to New Titles

One of the challenges—and perks—of being a publisher is the way you have to jump around between past, present, and future. So as we're editing and launching our current books, we're look for opportunities to showcase our backlist books and…

A Big New Year for a Small Publisher

Oh my, 2012 was a busy year at Prospect Park Books. And all that activity was laying the foundation for what we think is a very exciting 2013. The most visible evidence of our growth is this new site. Thanks to David Gordon of Ashland Websites…