News

Announcing the 2017 First Novel Prize Long List

The winner receives a $10,000 prize with each shortlisted author receiving $1,000. The short list for the award will be announced in September 2017 and the prize will be given at The Center for Fiction’s Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner held on December 5, 2017.

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / September 2017

In the eyes of UK-based startup Wonderbly, the personalization of children’s book remains a largely unexplored frontier.

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher

Rethinking Reference Book Publishing

By Jim Barnes and Rachel Pasche / September 2017

Visible Ink Press has "ridden out the storm" of technological advances.

Book Review

The Breaking of a Wave

by Fabio Genovesi

"Waves of pleasure thinking about sex, waves of shock as bullies pounce, waves of grief, waves on which to surf and waves to survey while sitting on the beach eating pizza: these are the small waves of our main characters’ ordinary time."

Book Review

The Gringo Champion

by Aura Xilonen

"Fairy tale endings aren’t common among illegal immigrants; I didn’t want this fiction to spread false hopes. But the book exceeds my expectations."

Book Review

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters

by Lizbeth Meredith

Aptly punctuated within her traumatic story, Meredith shares about the domestic violence that riddled her marriage, as well as her emotionally and physically tainted childhood: “I unwittingly [became] my mother’s accomplice in her abduction of me.”

Book Review

The Weight of Lies

By Emily Carpenter

A book within a book, The Weight of Lies is a modern day thriller exploring mysteries from the past.

Features

Announcing the Results of the 9th Annual Living Now Awards
Announcing the Results of the 9th Annual Living Now Awards

September 2017

Recognizing the Year's Best Books for Better Living

2017 Living Now Awards Evergreen Results
2017 Living Now Awards Evergreen Results

September 2017

Recognizing the Year's Best Books for Better Living

Writing Outside the Block
Writing Outside the Block

by Jillian Manning / September 2017

15 Ways to Get Past Writer’s Block

Lessons Crisis Taught Me, Revisited During Publication
Lessons Crisis Taught Me, Revisited During Publication

by LIzbeth Meredith / September 2017

An IPPY Winner Shares Her Story

The Fruits of Research
The Fruits of Research

by Romalyn Tilghman

An Award-Winning Author Learns about Libraries

8 Pro Tips for Your Best Book Signing Event
8 Pro Tips for Your Best Book Signing Event

by Ella Ritchie / September 2017

An IPPY Winner's Tips

Coming This Month
Coming This Month

by Lauren White / September 2017

Notable September Indie Book Releases