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Islandport Press
Yarmouth, Maine
Award-winning independent publisher dedicated to producing quality books about Maine and Northern New England
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Islandport Press plans to update its blog in 2017. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
With January coming to a close, we at Islandport Press have crunched the numbers and are happy to announce our top ten sellers of 2016. As a small, regional press, we are always proud to support our backlist while celebrating... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2017 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
With this fresh new coating of snow on the ground, we all have sledding on our minds. Fortunately, we live in a state where there is no shortage of great hills. Here are links to some of our favorite places... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Islandport Press is fortunate to be located in Maine among a thriving creative community. Our authors and illustrators often collaborate with other arts-driven organizations for readings, discussions and special events. Over the next two months, we're especially excited about three... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Wishes for 2017 from Islandport Press. Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
By Anna E. Jordan Book people, those who work in publishing, often have a gift wish list full of books. Today we've asked the staff at Islandport Press what books are on their lists. Each of us enjoys an old-fashioned,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Happy holidays from all of us here at Islandport Press! We're thankful for you, our readers, who are proof that books play a crucial part in our world. One of our authors recently received a note that said, in part,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
We're thankful to have great readers and friends who support local writers, illustrators and beautiful books! Beginning Monday, December 5, keep your eyes on our Facebook page for 25% off some of our most popular titles, plus a special giveaway... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Islandport Press books are mentioned in 3 great Maine holiday gift guides for 2016. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Award-winning book publisher looks to expand its reach with new format Islandport Press is pleased to announce the official launch of Islandport Magazine, a quarterly publication devoted to stories from across the length and breadth of Maine and New England.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
The Islandport Book Kiosk is opening for its third holiday season on Friday, November 18. You can find us at The Maine Mall in South Portland (near Sephora) and at Bangor Mall (near Bath & Body Works). We'll have staff... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
We're fortunate to know celebrated Maine artist, Dahlov Ipcar. At 99, she continues to inspire all of us with her incredible body of work and creative spirit. If you'd like to wish Dahlov a Happy Birthday today, comment below. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Islandport Press highlights three new titles for book group discussion. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
All week, bloggers around the kidlitosphere have celebrated G.A. Morgan's gripping, philosophical conclusion to the Five Stones Trilogy. It's been a great week! We end the #5stonesbooks Blog Tour with a debut of the book trailer. A big thank you to the blogs Pragmatic Mom, Middle Grade Mafia, From the Files of Middle Grade Authors, and Creative Chaos. If you missed those posts, please follow the links and check out the lists, reviews, and interviews. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
By Anna E. Jordan This weekend, readers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut will have the opportunity to enjoy presentations and signings with Islandport Press authors Tamra Wight, Rebecca Rule, and Erik Ofgang respectively. In fact, one of the benefits... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Islandport Press details their favorite books for fall. Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Islandport Press creates memorable story walks to get kids and parents outside, while also engaging them in a great story. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
The release of The Kinfolk, the final installment of G.A. Morgan's Five Stones Trilogy, is still a month away, but Islandport Press is excited to screen the first of two trailers for the book, provide readers a sneak peek at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Fall fair season has arrived and this weekend promises to be especially busy with the Common Ground Fair kicking off in Unity today and the Cumberland Fair beginning on Sunday. Our staff has visited both events several times over the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Halfway Wild, a beautiful new picture book written by Laura Freudig and illustrated by Kevin M. Barry, debuts in September 2016. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
September’s one of my favorite months here in Maine. For one, the tourists have thinned out, so it’s not so crowded downtown. We still get ‘em, of course, but instead of families exhausted and cranky from spending too much time together, you mostly see mature couples. You know, people who get to bed early and aren’t in such a rush. Folks who know how much a cup of coffee costs at McDonalds with the senior discount. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at Just Ask Ida
Big goings on here in Mahoosuc Mills. Some builders from up to Bangor tried to pull a fast one. They bought the old Johnson place over on Front Street, tore it down and we’re getting ready to slap up one of them McMansions, but first they decided to basically clear cut the lot, like they do. All systems were go, ‘til Esther Higgins intervened. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at Just Ask Ida
It is not easy to write a single novel and get it published, so you can imagine that writing three novels to tell a complex story of a world other than our own is quite a challenge. Writer G. A. Morgan has conquered that challenge and is seeing stars for her efforts. Kirkus Reviews has given "The Kinfolk," the final installment in Morgan's The Five Stones Trilogy (#5stonesbooks), a star. Today, in addition to sharing the review, we reveal Ernie D’Elia’s wonderful cover art, and give away Books 1 (The Fog of Forgetting) and 2 (Chantarelle) to a lucky reader. Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS
Read a great Maine picture book! The picture books in the image above, are the perfect way bring a little piece of your Maine vacation home to remember all year long. Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2016 at ISLANDPORT PRESS