Electric Literature: 23 Indie Presses to Support After the Close of Small Press Distribution

Electric Literature: 23 Indie Presses to Support After the Close of Small Press Distribution

On March 28, Small Press Distribution (SPD), the 55-year old company that helped 385 indie publishers deliver their books to customers, collapsed without warning. This is an existential blow in a business where finances are delicate at the best of times. Books remain stranded in warehouses and could take months to be recovered, past income […]

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Electric Literature: Electric Literature’s Favorite Indie Bookstores

Electric Literature: Electric Literature’s Favorite Indie Bookstores

Whenever I travel to a new city, my favorite way to get to know the community is to venture into local bookstores. Anything from feminist shops that highlight writers of color to bookstore/cafe hybrids, I never quite know what I’m walking into, and that buzz of excitement never gets old. Last year, we shared some […]

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Electric Literature: The Best Books of Spring 2024, According to Indie Booksellers

Electric Literature: The Best Books of Spring 2024, According to Indie Booksellers

This spring has been a glorious and bountiful season for books. To find out which new and forthcoming releases we should be reading, we reached out to indie booksellers across America. Their recommendations cover a broad range of genres, countries, and subject matters. Whether it’s a reimagining of Huckleberry Finn, a cyberpunk space thriller, a […]

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