Indie Groundbreaking Bookseller

Mystery Lovers Bookshop

by Kathleen Shoop / April 2019

"One surprise for us was learning how much readers and authors drove the things that happen with the store. It’s important for authors to create and maintain networks with readers. Mystery Lovers provides a space to do that."

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher

Allworth Press at 30

by Jim Barnes / April 2019

"Being a small press and a start-up was challenging, especially as the publishing landscape was transformed by the digital revolution (in both production and ebooks), Amazon, the collapse of most of the independent booksellers, and the issue of whether the physical book would soon be deceased."

Indie Groundbreaking Book

The Heart’s Necessities: Life in Poetry

by Jim Barnes / May 2019

"Huleatt felt that a poet’s biography, mixed with thoughts from a contemporary voice, would resonate with younger people – especially women – who ask the same questions Clement asked in her poems: Who am I? What is love? What is faith? How do I deal with loss and death? What are my creative efforts worth?"

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / June 2019

"You might beat one piracy site or peer-to-peer network, but you can be sure that ten more will crop up instantly to take its place."

Book Review

Deros: A Father Jake Austin Mystery

John A. Vanek

"His choice of a real location, namely Oberlin, is perfect because of its absorbing town-and-gown (town-and-college) history with the Underground Railroad and its cryptic tales of secret passages."


Oh What a Night at the Copa
Oh What a Night at the Copa

by Jim (the IPPY Hippie) Barnes

Celebrating the 2019 IPPY Medalists

10 Years of “Book Smarts
10 Years of “Book Smarts"

by Jillian Manning / June 2019

Yale Publishing Course Celebrates Its Tenth Birthday

Hello, Goodbye Girl
Hello, Goodbye Girl

by Nina L. Diamond /May 2019

A Q&A with Quinn Cummings

Remembering Mark Medoff - 1940-2019
Remembering Mark Medoff - 1940-2019

by Nina L. Diamond / June 2019

A Tribute & An Interview with the Tony Award-Winning Playwright