Small Press Book Subscription A literary mail subscription for adventurous readers!
Take a literary leap! Join our new Small Press Book Subscription. Each month we will mail you a new Small Press selection – an adventurous pick that will traverse the literary landscape – from fiction to poetry to non-fiction; varied voices that will challenge, engage, & inspire. Discover new voices and new publishers not commonly featured in mainstream literary forums.
In March we began our new adventurous initiative – The Small Press Book Subscription. With so many great little subscription services out there, I thought it would be fun to create one that I would personally enjoy. There are a plethora of fantastic small presses out in the world, and I always have sought out books that were born within this realm. Book after book, I discover more voices and more stories that I thoroughly enjoy and want to share with others. Fortunately, I have been able to curate the shop and offer some of my favorites, but after a while I wanted to widen my scope.
How do I reach more people? How can I make it exciting? How can I make it special? How can I open up about what I love in literature and connect with others? In March, I started answering these questions and the Small Press Book Subscription was born.
Each month I mail out (subscribers are from TX, CA, MA, PA, & beyond) a secret small press book selection, a small gift hand-picked from the shop, a zine that shares info on the author, title, and publisher, and entry into our virtual Facebook Small Press Book Club. Plus Free Shipping!
The beauty of the service is threefold : 1) You are introduced to gorgeous new literature. This subscription is for adventurous readers only – readers who want to challenge their perceptions of literature and be open to new (and important) voices. 2) You are supporting a small independent publisher - and helping to support and develop a culture that fosters originality and creativity. My intention is to introduce you to a new small press every month – a one book introduction that could spiral into the joyful discovery of a new favorite author or publisher. 3) So much more! You are supporting an Indie Bookstore (that’s me!). You get a gift hand-picked from the shop. Entry to the virtual facebook group. Free Shipping. & a really impressive goodreads “read” list.
So – are you excited? We currently offer a month-to-month, 3 month, and 6 month subscription service. The more months you sign up for up front, the more you save. Many of our subscribers have also discovered what a wonderful gift this for a bookish friend or family member. If you are ready to take the literary leap – head over here to sign up : Small Press Book Subscription.
Here’s the line-up of the first four months to give you a taste of how eclectic and unique our offering is.
MARCH: WAIT ‘TILL YOU SEE ME DANCE BY DEB OLIN UNFERTH, PUBLISHED BY GRAYWOLF PRESS (& now a current subscriber!)
APRIL: THE COMPLETE SHORT STORIES OF LEONA CARRINGTON, PUBLISHED BY DOROTHY, A PUBLISHING PROJECT
MAY: MASSIVE CLEANSING FIRE BY DAVE HOUSLEY, PUBLISHED BY OUTPOST19
JUNE: POPULAR MUSIC BY KELLY SCHRIMANN, PUBLISHED BY BLACK OCEAN