LEAP THIRTY by Diane Lowell Wilder is a poetry collection about a life lived and all the melancholy experiences that go with it. Check out what Joseph Haeger has to say about this June Road Press book.
This book list features 45 books we’re excited about from indie presses and indie authors in 2022. Includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from presses like Mason Jar Press, Malarkey Books, UNC Press, and more.
“25 LGBTQ Books You’ll Love from Indie Presses” is a book list curated by Tucker Lieberman to help readers find great LGBTQ books in the best of small press lit. Books include Broken Metropolis, Fiebre Tropical, and more.
AMNESIA by Hal Y Zhang is a bold and staccato dance with form and sound that explores an identity pulled in multiple directions. Check out what Joshua Ryan Bligh has to say about this Newfound poetry chapbook.
MOTHERS OF PINE WAY by Corrine Ardoin is a poignant and complex literary novel of small-town life and mothers’ impact on their children. Check out what Samantha Hui of IBR has to say about this Black Rose Writing novel.
“30 Indie Press Books You Might Have Missed from the Start of the Pandemic” by Mara Franzen is a book listicle of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books published in Spring 2020. Presses include Milkweed, Split/Lip Press, Bull City Press, and more.
NEVER HAVE I EVER by Isabel Yap is a debut short story collection of modern magic, young love, and Filipino folklore. Check out what Allison Manley has to say about this Small Beer Press book in her first review for IBR.
ST. MICHAEL’S POKER & DRINKING CLUB by Ned Randle is a religious satire that transforms into a thought-provoking study on personal growth. Check out what Madeline Barbush has to say about this Regal House Publishing novel.