Meet Lauren Diethelm, our new intern who, after several months of doing wonderful things here at the press, DEFINITELY deserves a proper introduction.
When author Peter Gajdics was 23 years old, he came out to his parents. It didn't go well. Today, because of Peter's own personal lobbying efforts, the city of Vancouver became the first city in Canada to ban all forms of conversion therapy for both minors and adults.
When Jennifer and I named the company Brown Paper Press four years ago, we had no idea it would be a difficult name to remember. It seemed so simple to us — as simple as, well, brown paper.
Right off the bat, if you're here reading the blog of an independent press just for fun, we're inclined to think that yes, you can space a minute for literature. It's a noble thing, and we commend you for it.
In honor of supporting books by women all year round and also of World Book Day, here in the first of our Five Things series are five books we’ve loved written by, for, and about women.
Welcome to the first episode of SPOTLIGHT ON LONG BEACH — our chance to throw some attention onto our local literary community. Recently we caught up with Tim Grobaty (Grow-bay-tee, for those unfamiliar) via email.
We’ve made a few changes over here at the old press and thought it might a good time to launch a publishing blog.