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Astrid Sheckels' "Nic and Nellie" wins Moonbeam Book Award

10/15/2013

Children's author and illustrator Astrid Sheckels' picture book, Nic and Nellie, about a young girl who spends the summer away from home for the first time, received the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Award for Best Picture Book - All Ages. 

Genevieve Morgan joins Islandport Press

10/09/2013

Veteran writer and editor Genevieve A. Morgan will join Islandport Press as a senior editor who will oversee acquisition of specialty, nonfiction, and fiction books and guide the development of gift products as the Maine-based publisher increases the number of books it publishes and expands into new markets and formats.

Jennifer Hazard hired at Islandport Press

10/01/2013

Veteran freelance writer and popular family blogger Jennifer Hazard has joined Islandport Press as an assistant editor. She will work directly with authors on publicity and events and handle marketing and editorial projects with a special emphasis on increasing the company's presence and effectiveness on social media.

Portland author and artist celebrate release of new cookbook

07/16/2013

Have you ever wandered through the farmer's market, or unpacked your CSA box, and wondered just what you should do with all the kale, celeriac, kohlrabi, or rutabaga? Or stared at the produce section of your local grocer, tired of your usual recipes for corn, tomatoes, potatoes, and carrots?

Islandport and Island Institute team to promote education

05/20/2013

Islandport Press and The Island Institute, two Maine-based organizations, will team up this summer in a marketing and fundraising effort that celebrates island life, supports education, and helps promote childhood literacy and the joy of reading.

Islandport raises money and awareness for Winterkids

05/12/2013

Islandport Press raised $1,000 through the sales of its children's book The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever! this winter to support the activities of WinterKids.

"Flatlander's Guide to Maine" offers hilarious look at pine tree state

04/22/2013

A Flatlander, by definition, is anyone not originally from Maine. We forgive them. Really, we do. In fact, we want to help. And so does Maine writer and illustrator Mark Ricketts, himself a recovering Flatlander. His desire to share what he has learned about the state in the past decade has led him to create the hilarious new book, A Flatlander's Guide to Maine.

Islandport signs Lea Wait for middle-grade historical novel

03/15/2013

Maine author Lea Wait dramatically conveys the mood of the 1860s, as experienced by three teenagers, in her forthcoming middle-grade chapter book, Uncertain Glory, scheduled for release in 2014 from Islandport Press.

Dahlov Ipcar's Art Comes "Full Circle"

03/08/2013

 Islandport Press will feature all fifteen of Ipcar's Circle Paintings in Dahlov Ipcar Full Circle, a 2014 calendar that offers a remarkable year-long visual treat.

Islandport Pairs Lynn Plourde and Russ Cox For New Children's Book

02/26/2013

Rudolph works hard. And once, just once, he’d like to have Christmas Eve off to enjoy it as the rest of us do. Santa agrees, but first they need to find and train a substitute. Can a simple country moose fill Rudolph’s hooves? In Merry Moosey Christmas, young readers will delight at the unexpected answer. Plourde's new picture book, which will be illustrated by Maine artist Russ Cox, is slated for release from Islandport Press in October, 2014.

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