Category Archives: For authors

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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Join us at AWP in Seattle!

TweetWe look forward to seeing many of you at the AWP Conference & Bookfair — February 27 to March 1. We’ll be hosting a booth for Ashland Creek Press, EcoLit Books, and Literary Provisions. Please join us (we’ll be in booth #1207 … Continue reading

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Tips for Authors: How to be a good blogger

TweetIf you’re a writer in 2014, you surely have a blog. Yet how do you know if you’re using your blog in the best way you can to promote your work (without being that dreaded writer, The Over-Promoter)? There is … Continue reading

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Book promotion tips for authors: The never-ending book tour

TweetMy short story collection, Forgetting English, came out twice—once from Eastern Washington University Press, after winning the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction—and again, from Press 53, after EWU Press closed its doors. On one hand, it was awful to have … Continue reading

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Must-read blogs on publishing

TweetThese are interesting times in publishing. Writers are self-publishing. Even agents are publishing their clients’ books. Here are a few blogs that we follow at Ashland Creek Press: eBookNewser A great resource for current industry news. The Shatzkin Files Mike … Continue reading

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