Sarabande Books Weekly News: June 8

  • Sarabande Books is moving! After 22 years at our office in the Highlands of Louisville, we will be taking residence in the historic Speed building on Market Street in NuLu. We are excited for this transition and the opportunities it will provide for us to connect with the larger Louisville community. For more on why we chose to make the move, you can read this article in InsiderLouisville, which features an interview with our own Director of Programming and Development, Kristen Miller.
  • We’re very excited to announce that Amazon has chosen to gift Sarabande Books with a 2016 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant, reinforcing a long tradition of partnership between Amazon and Sarabande Books. This grant will enable us to continue publishing new titles of high literary merit in 2016 and beyond. Thank you, Amazon, for your continued support!
  • During the month of July, we will be accepting submissions for our yearly Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature—no entry fee required! The contest is open to writers who live in or are from Kentucky, or whose writing is strongly connected to Kentucky. See our Submissions page for more details on how to submit to the Bruckheimer Series.
  • Matthew Neill Null, author of the critically-acclaimed AlleghenyFront, is going on tour! For book tour dates and to see if Matthew Neill Null is coming to a city near you, check  out our Tours & Events page. 
  • Read this brand new review of Allegheny Front in the Masters Review: "Prodigious in vision, and lushly evocative, Allegheny Front will undoubtedly solidify Matthew Neill Null’s reputation as one of the most ecologically and morally conscious writers working in fiction today."
  • Malafemmena, a new collection of short fiction by Louisa Ermelino, received a starred review in Publishers WeeklyPreorder Malafemmena here to read what Publishers Weekly praises as “. . .elemental and affecting, lingering in the mind like parables or myths sketching something vital, sad, and true.