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Welcome to the authors of The Forgotten and the Fantastical 5!

Now that all the contracts have been signed, sealed and delivered, I am delighted to be able to announce the authors of the upcoming The Forgotten and the Fantastical 5 , which will be published either late this summer or autumn time. They are: Becky Cherriman Noel Chidwick Carys Crossen Donna Day Rosie Garland Kim Gravell Katie Gray Sarah Hindmars...
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2018 highlights and some of our favourite books

Having only published two books this year it may seem as though it's been a quiet year for Mother's Milk Books. But as anyone involved with a small press knows, there's a huge amount that goes on behind the scenes to: a) produce those books, b) keep making sales to enable the press to stay afloat, c) keep up-to-date with all the business administra...
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Guest — Moira Garland
I'm savouring each story as I read through The Forgotten & the Fantastical #4. After joining a short story book club I realise I'm... Read More
Monday, 31 December 2018 10:51
Guest — Teika Bellamy
So glad you're enjoying the stories of TFATF4, Moira. I do that too with short story collections. They're brilliant to dip in and ... Read More
Friday, 11 January 2019 10:52
Guest — Moira Garland
Friday, 11 January 2019 11:28
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2017 Roundup: Reflections on Publishing, Literary Heroes & Heroines, Book Recommendations

2017 was another interesting year for me as a publisher – and I use the word 'interesting' in the way it is used in the apocryphal Chinese curse: May you live in interesting times. Of course there was much that was good in the year – the great reception to the three books I published: The Forgotten and the Fantastical 3 , Nondula by Ana Salote , an...
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Guest — Lynden Wade
An eventful year, Teika! Keep up the good work, and I hope your fairy godmother has some useful gifts for you!! Book recommendatio... Read More
Saturday, 30 December 2017 10:53
Guest — Moira Garland
What generous and informative words Teika Thanks for an interesting read. And thanks again for being such a meticulous and attent... Read More
Saturday, 30 December 2017 18:24
Guest — nganga
Informative and educative
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 09:09
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Literary Heroes and Heroines of 2016

What a year 2016 has been. Enough has been written about the negatives (for the world in general, as well as the literary world) so instead I will focus on the positives. Please do feel free to add your own literary heroes/heroines in the comments below. And here’s to 2017!

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Guest — Helen
Ah, what a lovely post. Wouldn't it be a satisfying project to have a to-read list of one book from each of the small presses you ... Read More
Sunday, 01 January 2017 07:18
Guest — Ana Salote
Yes to all of the above. Also Neil Griffiths for celebrating, promoting and financially backing small presses. Intrigued to see wh... Read More
Sunday, 01 January 2017 22:28
Guest — Maddy@writingbubble
I'm so honoured to be included in this list - and what a fabulous list it is! I think the work you do is amazing and I'm constantl... Read More
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 11:12
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Results of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Pamphlet Prize

 

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I am delighted to hear the news of the competition and to be on the commended list ! Many thanks to Angela Topping for judging the... Read More
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 16:26
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