House Books is an imprint dedicated to selecting memorable poetry,
fiction, and essays from throughout the world. Most of our authors
already have significant publishing histories, winning many grants and
awards. At the same time, we take pride in introducing new writers at
the start of careers that will be equally successful.
Available publications include works poetry, fiction,
memoirs, anthologies, photography, curent events, and ideas. All titles
are available through Amazon.com or though major distributors.
See Our Authors for more about these writers. Or go directly to their invdividual pages from the menu on the left. See Our Books for a list of books published and pending, as well as links to Amazon.com for ordering.
For bulk orders, please refer to major distributors or send a message to the publisher with a purchase order for the number of copies requested.
|Recent and Forthcoming Books
Recent publications include:
Roberta Bienvenu's memoir of life, poetry, and art, It Must Give Pleasure
Per Šmidl's novel of life in Copenhagen's freetown of Christiania, Wagon 537 Christiania
Donna Baier Stein's story collection, Sympathetic People
Duff Brenna's novel, The Law of Falling Bodies
Greg Herriges's novel, Streethearts
Peter Selgin's guide to fiction writing, By Cunning & Craft: Practical Wisdom for Fiction Writers
Carole Garibaldi Rogers's revelation of discovering family secrets, Hidden Lives: My Three Grandmothers.
Walter Cummins' short story collection, Local Music in a Nine Lives republication.
Due out soon in 2014 are:
Letters to My Younger Self: An Anthology of Writings by Incarcerated Men at S.C.I. Graterford and a Writing Workbook, edited by Jayne Thompson and Emily DeFreitas;
Runnin' Around: The Serving House Book of Infidenty>, with poems, stories and essays by 24 writers;
A Nine Lives republication of Duff Brenna's New York Times recommended novel, Too Cool;
Jack Smith's latest novel, Icon.
|Nine Lives Editions
Nine Lives Editions is an imprint for books reprinted in Serving House Books editions. The first are Duff Brenna's The Law of Fall Bodies, followed by Peter Selgin's guide to fiction writing, By Cunning & Craft: Practical Wisdom for Fiction Writers. A version of Wagon 537 Christiania by Danish author Per Šmidl was released in 2013. Coming in 2014 are Duff Brenna's novel, Too Cool, and Walter Cummins' story collection, Local Music.
|Serving House: A Journal of Literary Arts|
Serving House endeavors to publish fiction, non-fiction
(essays, memoirs, interviews), and poetry that will surprise, rivet,
amuse, charm, enchant—electrify—its readers. Although Serving House shares a name with Serving House Books, it is an independent sister publication.
Prizes to Duff Brenna
We are pleased to announce that Duff Brenna's short story collection, Minnesota Memoirs, was both the first prize winner in the short story-fiction category and the Second Place Grand Prize Winner for fiction books entered in the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
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