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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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Guest — Maria Heath
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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The Forgotten and the Fantastical 2 Linky

To (belatedly) celebrate the publication of The Forgotten and the Fantastical 2 I’m hosting a blog link-up on the theme of fairy tales. So if you’d like to share a review of the book, or if you’d like to write about one of the stories in the book that has touched you in some way (or you just want to discuss what fairy tales mean to you) we’d love to have you involved.

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Highlights of 2015 and some of our favourite books

It’s been an age since we’ve had a new post so I will do my best to do a succinct round-up of our 2015 highlights.

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Guest — Jo Winwood
Some interesting titles here. Oy Yew has been on my radar for a while so i may get round to reading it soon. I'm also looking for ... Read More
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 14:50
Guest — Teika Bellamy
Thanks Jo! And I do hope you get around to buying Oy Yew one day and to reading some of the recommended poetry. Maybe you'd be int... Read More
Monday, 11 January 2016 14:22
Guest — Maddy@writingbubble
You've achieved so much with Mother's Milk Books in the last few years and I think to publish four books in a year with a child st... Read More
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 21:21
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