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Linda Watanabe McFerrin reads “Noche de los Muertos” McFerrin is adept at describing the concerns of women of various ethnic backgrounds, from different geographic regions of America and showing that despite race, country of origin, or physical location, some feelings and difficulties are universal. Elizabeth Millard “Tonight we remember, we make room for the dead. […]Read More
Hear Linda read from her YA novel Namako: Sea Cucumber Namako is a novel about a child’s virgin dance with the truth with lies and secrets. Each new violation of trust is like a footprint on the tundra, refining the way the child walks through life. Los Angeles Times Namako: Sea Cucumber may be classified (or hastily […]Read More
Linda Watanabe McFerrin reads her poem “Sakura no Sono” Rare is the writer that I know who has created her own genre… Linda writes with such verisimilitude that you’ll never have to leave home again. Perry Garfinkel Having grown up in Japan, Linda Watanabe McFerrin’s poetry can often seem kindred to that of the great annalists […]Read More
Linda Watanabe McFerrin reads “On Pleasures Oral” McFerrin’s writing is strong and beautiful, almost like poetry, and the result is provocative, sometimes humorous, and always colorful. Library Journal Yesterday we explored the playful and experimental side of Linda Watanabe McFerrin’s vivacious poetry with “Speaking in Tongues.” Today we move on through her literary abîmes into […]Read More
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 301-461-3296.