We will kick off the small press book fair with a panel discussion focused on publishing today. Panelists will include representatives from Awst Press, Deep Vellum Publishing, Graywolf Press and Sibling Rivalry Press.
Awst Press, based in Austin, TX, features impressive work from diverse voices. Awst endeavors to support authors through each project and beyond by increasing their respective audiences, playing an active role in the editorial and publishing process of all projects, promoting their activities well past their publication with Awst via the website and social media, and seeking ways to compensate them for their efforts including generous royalties and identifying grants for which they might be eligible.
Deep Vellum Publishing is a not-for-profit literary arts organization that seeks to enhance the open exchange of ideas among cultures and to connect the world’s greatest writers with English-language readers through publishing international literature in translation, while fostering the art and craft of translation, and promoting a more vibrant literary community in the Dallas community and beyond.
Graywolf Press, based in Minneapolis, MN, is a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of twenty-first century American and international literature.
Sibling Rivalry Press is one of the country’s premier independent presses focusing on LGBT literature and poetry. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, its mission is to publish work that disturbs and enraptures. Its books, authors, interior design, cover art, and overall vision have been honored by the Lambda Literary Foundation, the American Library Association, and the Library of Congress, who, by special invitation, houses SRP’s entire catalog in its Rare Book and Special Collections Division.
The panel will be moderated by Tulsa Artist Fellow Daniel Musgrave.
Free and open to all.