Category Archives: For authors

Exciting Siskiyou Prize news!

TweetWe are thrilled to announce that the winner of the Siskiyou Prize, in addition to a cash prize of $1,000 and book publication, will also receive a four-week residency at the PLAYA retreat in central Oregon. PLAYA is a nonprofit organization … Continue reading

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Literary Provisions in the garden…

TweetThanks to Ginger Beringer for sending along this photo of our Literary Provisions as they helped her and author Ray Keifetz (author of “Miriam’s Lantern” in AMONG ANIMALS) stay hydrated in their beautiful garden!   For those of you writerly types … Continue reading

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How many books must one sell to become an Amazon bestseller?

TweetI used to think that to become a bestselling author you needed to sell millions of books. And while millions of books will certainly get you on the bestselling list, it turns out you could sell far fewer copies and still … Continue reading

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So you need an author website (and blog)? Start here.

TweetYou’re a writer, not a computer geek. And now you’re expected to launch an author website and a blog and you get on the Internet and come across a publishing or design expert who will do it all for you for the … Continue reading

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Announcing the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature

TweetWe are thrilled to announce our new book award, The Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature. The 2014 prize will be judged by New York Times bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler, whose most recent book is We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. … Continue reading

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