“This is a book destined to be battered, much thumbed, read and read again until its pages come loose. It will graduate into the packing crate going off to college, then to the shelves at home, because Pritchard treats his young audience with emotional and literary respect. Pritchard understands that children’s emotions are as genuine as those of their parents, dark and foreboding in places, but never without hope."
— James Clark, writer and former Sunday Times journalist
Mark Pritchard is a writer in the tradition of well-loved British and American authors, from E. B. White and J. R. R. Tolkien to J. K. Rowling, whose books, though directed at the young, capture the hearts and minds of readers of all ages.
Lessons From a Turtle by Elizabeth Hazen Once at the National Zoo, I watched a pair of giant tortoises copulating, the sound that emanated from their habitat like a sleeper’s distress in the midst of a confusing dream. My son wondered what the matter was. All of the children wondered, the older ones with a […]Read More
Henry Miller and NEXUS, the American Author Reconsidered By James J. Patterson Henry Miller is the missing link to a holistic understanding of the American literary tradition, argues Dr. James M. Decker, author of Henry Miller: New Perspectives and mastermind behind Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal. “Once you have given up the ghost, everything falls into […]Read More
Rose Solari is judging this year’s Charlene Kushner Wicked Woman Poetry Prize Brickhouse Books has announced the Charlene Kushner Wicked Woman Poetry Prize. The winning manuscript will be published by Brickhouse books and the author receive $250. The Manuscript must be about a woman (or women) who challenged expectations or broke the mold. Our very […]Read More
The Real Author By Grace Cavalieri There’s a real author and an implied author behind every book. The real author of Other Voices, Other Lives is just me, in Annapolis, with my cat, sitting in p.j.s watching trash TV. The implied author is a feminist, creator of women’s stories, somewhat irreverent, sassy, sexy, restorer of […]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/
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