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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…

Rediscovery 2 is HERE!

How does one go about making an anthology? Well… With Rediscovery: Science Fiction by Women (1958-1963), which we informally call Rediscovery 1, it was easy. I’d already been running Galactic Journey for the six years that volume would cover. All I had to do was pick out my favorite stories by women (which were often…

A Real Pride Celebration

Happy Pride Month! Join us for a sale on all of Journey Press’ wonderful queer titles. In my last post, I announced that Journey Press openly and proudly identifies as a queer press. LGBTQIA+ isn’t all we do, but it is a big part of who we are and what we publish. I was a…

Journey Press’ Coming Out Party

It’s Pride!  Even better, it’s Pride in a (mostly) post-pandemic year! Oh rapture! 🙂 There was no question that I’d be writing about Pride Month, the time for especial celebration of all things queer (LGBTQIA++++) this week. After all, pretty much everyone who works here is some flavor of queer, and we’ve been waiting more…

De-Mystifying Gay Romance — You’re selling it WRONG!

Journey Press author and Hugo Award Finalist Laura Weyr joins us today with a message for booksellers everywhere – and perhaps some interesting information for curious readers, as well! Laura walks us through the origins the gay romance genre, explaining why it’s so incredibly popular with modern women today. Why do women flock to gay…