Category: Blog

Today, the Gods Awoke

Launch day is always an exciting one. This one is particularly thrilling. I have a confession: I’ve always wanted to publish Marie Vibbert. I’m not exactly sure when I first became aware of her work. Maybe it was a science fiction story in one of the big magazines, like Single Malt Spacecraft or the heart-rending…

“By Your Side” is out!

The release of By Your Side: The First 100 Years of Yuri Anime and Manga is more than the exciting launch of a landmark work. It is, quite literally, the culmination of a dream. I’ve known Erica for more than 20 years. We met back when she was at the beginning of her journey to…

Journey Press has three Hugo Nominees!

Journey Press Illustrator is Youngest Hugo Finalist Ever Comic artist Lorelei Esther, illustrator for The Kitra Saga, is the youngest Hugo Finalist in the history of the award.  On April 7, 2022, Lorelei was selected for the Fan Artist category for her unpaid works, including her celebratory pictures of DC Comics characters Tim Drake and…

The Path to Publishing, Part 10: Whoops!

Someone once asked me what, as a writer, was my biggest fear. Was it writer’s block? Impostor syndrome? Clichéd composition?  I always give the same answer: typos. Few types of business offer as many opportunities to mess up as publishing. After all, in addition to the gross issues of production, distribution, sales, and marketing, there’s…

Spotlight on Dr. Lisa Yaszek

Catalyst for Rediscovery I’ve often said that one of the best things about running a publishing house is the friends I make. From readers to booksellers to fellow authors and publishers, there are now several hundred folks I’ve had the pleasure of associating with these past two years. One of my very favorites has been…