Blog archive (October 2012)
To promote NOD by Adrian Barnes we’ve put together a little film of Adrian walking through the areas of Vancouver that feature in the book.
We are getting very close to publication date for our new book NOD by Adrian Barnes. Adrian is coming to the UK to promote the book shortly after it hits the shelves. Here’s where you can catch him:
Finally the metropolitan press have realised that the best literary fiction titles being published emanate from small, independent presses as seen by the inclusion on The Man Booker list of three independents. SALT based in Norfolk, MYRMIDON in Newcastle and AOS in High Wycombe, nearly in London but far enough away not to be labelled a London publishing house. For years now, the significant weight of the big six corporate publishers seems to have been directed towards celebrity, generic and formulaic publishing.
It’s got to that time when we need all our loyal followers and readers to pull out all the stops and vote for PIG IRON by Benjamin Myers to win the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize. The man needs a new mug, so come on guys, fingertips at the ready…
Full instructions can be found on the Guardian website. The winner will be announced on 15th October.
We thought we’d let you know the exciting news about some of our books travelling to foreign fields over the coming months.
Our first book in translation will come out this month as Anna Chilver’s FALLING TRHOUGH CLOUDS is published by Russian publisher Centrepolygraphic.
Later this Autumn KING CROW by Michael Stewart will be published in Russia by Azbooka-Atticus and in Bulgaria by Artline.
GABRIEL’S ANGEL by Mark A Radcliffe follows swiftly behind with a Spring 2013 publication date in Russia also by Azbooka-Atticus.
As we mentioned in a previous post, Michael Stewart will be showcasing his book KING CROW as part of New Writing North’s Read Regional campaign. There are a few event coming up between now and Spring next year where you can meet and hear him talk about KING CROW and his experiences of getting it published. Here’s where he will be:
In the run up to publication date of our new book NOD by Adrian Barnes (31st October, did we mention that?), Michael Stewart, author of KING CROW talked to Adrian about his influences and what drove him to write NOD. Here it is in full, or you can pop over to Michael’s blog to read it there: When the World Spins Backwards.