A book’s launch party should reflect the content of the book and the personality of its writer; it should be a celebration of all the hard work that went into creating the book and is seen as the culmination of all of that hard work…so, no pressure, right?
The launch of Kait Heacock’s debut collection Siblings and Other Disappointments is almost upon us and I, for one, cannot wait to share it with you. I started at Ooligan in the spring of 2015, the same term that we as a press voted to acquire Siblings, so I’ve been with it since the very […]
We’ve started the fall term at Ooligan, and although many of us worked on projects regarding Seven Stitches over the summer, we are back at full speed, hurtling towards publication date. Here’s a little recap of where we are: the manuscript has been through all necessary editing; the cover has been designed (several covers, actually); […]
Last week, amidst the flurry of the twelve thousand writers, publishers, and book lovers in attendance at the 2016 AWP Conference in Los Angeles, Memories Flow in Our Veins: Forty Years of Women’s Writing From CALYX made its long-anticipated debut. Those of us on the project team who have been, up until this point, the […]
April 1 marks the end of Women’s History Month, and Ooligan Press is going out with a bang. Today at the AWP Conference & Bookfair in Los Angeles, we are launching Memories Flow in Our Veins, an anthology of prolific women writers that was collected in partnership with CALYX Press. After months of hard work, […]
A funny thing happens in the period of time between the actual printing and delivery of a book and the book’s true publication date, two events that occur so close together that they could hold hands. You, the publisher, find yourself firmly planted between them with both hands full. Ostensibly, the book is finished: the […]