Publisher Spotlight: Nube Ocho

Based in Madrid, Spain, Nube Ocho is a gorgeous publishing house that is dedicated to promoting diversity, equality, and the emotional development of children. Their titles have been distributed in the US for the past few years, so now is an excellent time to jump on the train and see if your library can snag … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Nube Ocho

Taking a closer look at SingLit!

Welcome to Singapore! Over the next few posts I, along with Barb Reid and Mairin Raisdana from International School Library Network (ISLN) in Singapore, will share some of our favourite local organizations, resources, authors, and books from and about Singapore, with a focus on children's and young adult literature. Singapore is a multilingual, multicultural city state, … Continue reading Taking a closer look at SingLit!

Publisher Spotlight: Levine Querido

Today we’ll be talking to newcomer (at least in this form) Levine Querido, a publishing house that was founded earlier this year. Don't be fooled by the short history though--there's a lot of experience beneath the surface! Answering our questions today is Nick Thomas, a Senior Editor of the Levine Querido team. Now then, let's … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Levine Querido

Publisher Spotlight: The Emma Press

Greetings and a lovely Friday to our lovely readers! Today we have the founder of The Emma Press, Emma Wright herself, sharing her thoughts on our questions for publishers! Firstly, what circumstances led to the creation of your company? Some publishing companies start out as passion projects—was this the case for yours? Tell us about … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: The Emma Press

Publishing Spotlight: NorthSouth Books

Today we’ll be talking to the storied NorthSouth Books, the US branch of NordSüd Verlag. Heather Lennon, the managing director, was kind enough to carve out some time and answer our questions. So, let’s get to it! Firstly, what circumstances led to the creation of your company? Some publishing companies start out as passion projects—was … Continue reading Publishing Spotlight: NorthSouth Books

Publisher Spotlight: Pushkin Press

Thanks for swinging by the Publisher Spotlight! Today we’ll be hearing from Adam Freudenheim, the Publisher and Managing Director of Pushkin Press, headquartered in the grand old city of London. We asked him a few questions regarding Pushkin, which he was kind enough to share his insight on. Our questions are in italics, while his … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Pushkin Press

Publisher Spotlight: Tiny Owl Publishing

Founded by wife and husband duo Delaram Ghanimifard and Karim Arghandehpour in 2015, Tiny Owl publishing is one of the most exciting players in the world of children’s books today. Their creed is simple—bring the beauty of Persian culture and literature to the rest of the world. The elegance of this core tenet comes about … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Tiny Owl Publishing

Publisher Spotlight: Arcade Publishing

Jeannette and Richard Seaver started Arcade in 1988 to search for literary voices that would expand the horizons of English language publishing. After years of publishing hundreds of translated books from dozens of different languages, Arcade became an imprint of Skyhorse publishing so that the extensive catalog of Arcade’s powerful and sometimes challenging works would … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Arcade Publishing

Publisher Spotlight: Nightboat Books

A nonprofit press based in New York State, Nightboat books has been around since the early 2000’s, publishing over eighty titles since its conception. The press definitely places an emphasis on publishing poetry, but also dips its toes into the waters of fiction and essays. Its mission is simple--showcase works that push the boundaries of … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Nightboat Books

Publisher Spotlight: Lantana Press

Lantana Publishing is a young, driven publisher with a concrete goal and the know-how to get it done well. Dedicated to providing a platform for BAME authors and illustrators, this publisher delivers consistently excellent quality, as their titles have been nominated for a ridiculous number of awards given their youth and size.   Spotlighted Title: … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Lantana Press