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Launching in a Pandemic, Part Two

by Gideon Marcus State of the Union Nearly a year ago, I wrote about what is was like to run a small press at the beginning of a global pandemic. And here we are still in the middle of a global pandemic, albeit closer to the end of than the beginning (hopefully). They’ve been tough…

Journey Press Hugo Eligiblity: 2021

Philcon II attendees gathered for the first ever Hugo ceremony Nearly seventy years ago, a group of several hundred science fiction fans got together in Philadelphia for the annual World Science Fiction convention. Though this was the eleventh time a global conclave of fans had gathered, “Philcon II” marked the beginning of a grand tradition:…

The Path to Publishing, Part 2: Distribution

by Gideon Marcus Welcome back to “The Path to Publishing,” a series detailing all that we’ve learned in the last two years of running a small press. If you missed installment one, where we discussed our disenchantment with the traditional publishing process and why we founded our own press, you can find it here. There…

I Want the Stars is out!

Hello! Today, we are launching Tom Purdom’s timeless classic, I Want the Stars, now back in print after 56 years! Eight hundred years from now, Earth is a paradise. Humanity has faced its greatest challenges…and won. Every wish is fulfilled. Every need is met. But is that enough? Jenorden wants more, wandering the galaxy with…

State of the Press, March 2020 edition

Rediscovery a smash hit Hello from sunny San Diego! When we began Journey Press early last year, we had high hopes. Our goal was not only to bring back some of the forgotten classics of science fiction’s Silver Age, but also to encourage new voices in the genre. Our focus is on marginalized voices: women,…