WELCOME TO ALAN SQUIRE PUBLISHING.
A small press with big ideas.
Thanks for Alan Squire Publishing. Keep the beautiful books coming.
– E. Ethelbert Miller, Poet & Activist
This year's Small Press Week (sponsored by our friends over at SFWP) will run from November 30th to December 6th. Since Alan Squire Publishing is 1.) a small press (big ideas notwithstanding) 2.) runs the Legacy Series, a project dedicated to longtime friends of indie publishing and 3.) since we publish the Godfather of indie literature in DC, founder of Gargoyle, writer extraordinaire, former editor of Grace and Gravity, Richard Peabody, we thought there was no better a time than now to take a more in-depth look at Peabody's life and work...
I am Princess Daddy complete with tiara and I’m en route to the Princess Planet with Twyla, my 3-year-old whirlwind of a daughter. She has constructed a spaceship out of wooden blocks to transport us. She’s wearing her purple tutu. “Where your tutu daddy?” Good question. One my wife wishes to remedy at the very next thrift sale. My Redskins T-shirt does clash a little with my silver tiara. I wonder just how the guys in section 114 will relate to me if I show up at FedEx dressed like this. Hogette in training?Read More
Listen to Richard Peabody on Grace Cavalieri’s podcast, “The Poet and The Poem.”Read More
Joanna Biggar interviewed by author Leslie Pietrzyk.Read More
Today, a poem by Richard Peabody centered on themes of fatherhood with a twist in homage to the jazz virtuoso, Django Reinhardt.Read More
Book releases fall 2019
A little about us...
Alan Squire Publishing is an independent literary press founded in 2010 to publish books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that are beautifully written and beautifully made, with the avid reader and book-lover in mind. We are committed to bringing to the public books of great merit that deserve a wide readership, and to forging a new model of collaboration with other independent presses here and abroad.
Our collaborators on various projects include Left Coast Writers in San Francisco, California, Chris Andrews Publications, Ltd., in Oxford, England, and the Santa Fe Writers Project, now based in Bethesda, Maryland. In 2014, ASP officially became an imprint of SFWP.
All ASP titles are distributed internationally by Independent Publishers Group (IPG), the original independent book distributor in the United States. For bulk orders, visit them here: http://www.ipgbook.com/
And we love book clubs, independent bookstores, and all other means of getting our books into the right hands! If you have any problems with your orders, or want to discuss alternative or charitable discounts, please contact us directly at email@example.com, or call us at 301-461-3296.