Literary Provisions in the garden…

Thanks 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 who also need hydration this summer, check out our water bottles at LitProv.com … where you’ll …

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Disappearing typewriters

Back when I was in graduate school (let’s just say it was a really long time ago), a local typewriter repair shop closed for lack of business, and as someone who’d actually used typewriters (albeit the “new” electric ones), I remember being quite nostalgic about it. John even brought home one of the stores’s 1970s-era …

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On typewriters, technology, and keeping up with the times (or not)

Our General Manager, by nature of living in a household full of them, is well aware of what a typewriter is. But there is a whole generation of humans out there who have absolutely no reference point for these ancient devices. They simply did not grow up with them. This was especially evident at the …

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Dispatches from Portland’s Wordstock Festival

Now that Ashland Creek Press is over a year old, we’re starting to get out and about to show off our books — and we were happy to have made an appearance at the Wordstock Festival in Portland this year. We enjoyed meeting new readers as well as talking with fellow authors and publishing colleagues…it’s …

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Dispatches from the Ashland Book & Author Festival

Yesterday was the first annual (yes, there are plans for next year!) Ashland Book and Author Festival, sponsored by Southern Oregon University’s Friends of Hannon Library and SMART. We were happy to be there as both authors and publishers, and especially to meet so many other readers, writers, and publishers. The festival took place on three floors …

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