Writers: Protect yourself, and your work

To be a writer is to be vulnerable. We open ourselves up to criticism and rejection (especially rejection). And, sadly, we also open ourselves to predators — mostly the virtual kind, among them those who would take advantage of our never-ending need for reviewers for our books. For example, lately I’ve noticed a spike in …

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Happy New Year!

Happy new year from all of us at Ashland Creek Press! The end of 2019 also marked the closing of Siskiyou Prize submissions, and we’d like to thank all who submitted. This year’s judge is Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, a groundbreaking book that celebrates its 30th …

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Join us at the Ashland Local Author Fair!

We are delighted to be taking part in Ashland’s Local Author Fair again this year. We will be there with lots of options for holiday gifts — from our vintage typewriter notecards to our new ACP hats to our literary apparel — and, of course, a great many books, including our newest release, Katy Yocom’s …

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Heads up! New from Ashland Creek Press

Years ago, when we were just starting out, we had a small batch of baseball caps made with the ACP logo. We sold a few, gave away a few, and, over time, wore out the rest. As a baseball cap geek, I knew it was time for something new, but I wanted a hat that …

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Write like you give a damn

We founded Ashland Creek Press because mainstream publishers were not interested in animal rights literature or eco-thrillers. And while this is changing (slowly) we wanted Ashland Creek Press to be a place driven not by sales projections but by writing that inspired us. This shirt encapsulates our mission. And we hope it inspires you as …

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