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
It’s that time of year again. As I’m sure you know. That time of year to rediscover all those things one loves and yet stores in boxes during the sunnier months–ornaments, heirlooms, wax statues, wreaths, and the classics. And although one should not consider Billy Christmas a novel pigeon-held by its festive nature, for it is good any day of the year, (as are the classics!) we are so happy the holiday season is here to give us an opportunity to promote Mark A. Pritchard’s incredible young adult novel.Read More
Every month for the Washington Independent Review of Books, the amazing Maryland Poet Grace Cavalieri, author of Other Voices, Other Lives, does a round-up style review of the best recently released independent books of poetry and books about poetry…Read More
ASP Autumn 2019 Lineup As ASP has taken 2018 to prepare for a huge 2019 season, let’s take a look at what’s coming up! Linda Watanabe McFerrin: Writer, poet, journalist, world-traveler. Linda Watanabe McFerrin has had a truly extraordinary career and a major impact on us at ASP. From her early poetry collection The Impossibility of […]Read More
We’d been talking about founding a press for a few years. I was becoming increasingly frustrated and angry about what was happening to some of the books I’d edited, and to some of my writer friends. Some of the books I worked on already had committed publishers, who knew my work and wanted me involved, and that’s great. But sometimes I was hired by a writer who had a publisher but knew they were not going to give the book a thorough edit – there is less and less of that going on these days, as you can see from opening even a big-name title. And I think — we think — that that is awful. If you are published by ASP, you get a thorough and very fine edit…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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 301-530-2896.