Five Hundred Poor is the type of book we need more of. Full of unflinchingly honest stories that are, at times, shocking brutal and surprisingly tender, this is a living, breathing portrait of the world we live in. No gimmicks. No grandstanding. Just an honest glimpse at how the other half lives and how the other half dies that should inspire us to try harder.

Jared Yates Sexton, Author of The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

Sneak Peek: Roam by C.H. Armstrong

Seventeen year-old Abby Lunde and her family are living on the streets. They had a normal life back in Omaha but, thanks to her mother’s awful mistake, they had to leave what little they had behind for a new start in Rochester. Abby tries to be an average teenager—fitting into school, buoyed by dreams of a boyfriend, college and a career in music. But Minnesota winters are unforgiving, and so are many teenagers. Continue reading

Iain Thomas North American Tour

iainsthomasIain S. Thomas, one of the world’s most popular contemporary poets, is touring US and Canada!

Please see below for all his stops and we hope you’ll be able to come see him. Most of the events are at awesome bookstores – free and open to the public. In addition, he’ll be at BookExpo and BookCon speaking on a panel with his counterparts. There will be signings and other events at those two shows, so if you’re going to be there, be sure to check their websites.

There’s a Facebook events page and all the details are at our website too. Continue reading