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Exciting new acquisitions!

We are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of three high-profile projects scheduled for publication in 2014…

Winton Steps Down As Publisher

Charlie Winton, Counterpoint Chairman, CEO and Publisher, announced today that he will step down as Publisher of the company.

Congrats, Isaac Adamson!

Soft Skull Press couldn’t be more stoked to announce that Complication by our own Isaac Adamson is a nominee for the 2013 Edgar® Awards in Best Paperback Original (you may have heard).

Probs the BEST book trailer you’ve ever seen…SCOUT’S HONOR

Fight Song by Joshua Mohr is out next month and we couldn’t be more excited! Here’s the HILARIOUS book trailer to whet your appetite…

More noms—Golden Globes!

Soft Skull Press extends EVEN MORE heartfelt congratulations to actors Helen Hunt, John Hawkes and Helen Mirren for their Golden Globe nominations today!

Congratulations, Helens!!

Soft Skull Press would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to actors Helen Hunt, John Hawkes and Helen Mirren for their Screen Actor’s Guild nominations today.

NEWS from Soft Skull

An Intimate Life is the true-life story of Cheryl T. Cohen Greene who, for the past forty years, has worked as a surrogate partner, helping clients to confront, consider, and ultimately accept their sexuality.

To our loving Soft Skull fans:

We are terrible, horrible, no-good, VERY BAD updaters!

And for this we heartily apologize.

The Soft Skull website is currently under construction and will be updated…

Vote for the Goodchoice Reads Award

Voting time, reader friends. Peter Hoffmeister’s THE END OF BOYS was just nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award (congrats, Peter!). The Goodreads editors have named THE END OF BOYS one of the best 15 memoirs of 2011, and final awards are chosen by the public—that’s YOU—so take a moment to Do a Good Thing by supporting an important memoir, indie publishing, and good books for smart people. Vote...

Soft Skull Authors on The Nervous Breakdown

One Soft Skull author interviews another! Christopher Bollen, author of LIGHTNING PEOPLE, answers questions by Seth Fried, author of THE GREAT FRUSTRATION, about fiction, New York, Ohio, and Skyline Chili. Read it at The Nervous Breakdown. ______________________________ The New Yorker on LIGHTNING PEOPLE: “Bollen excels at creating an atmosphere of Manhattan-specific dread, and certain scenes, particularly...

Free ebook: The End of Boys

It’s freebie time at SSP! Download a free ebook of Peter Brown Hoffmeister’s The End of Boys, September 11–19, from Amazon. In his first book, Peter Brown Hoffmeister demonstrates not only the strength of his writing but also his fearlessness when confronting the trauma of his childhood. With sobering honesty and gripping narrative, Hoffmeister has created a memoir masterpiece, one that will leave the...

Author Event—Seattle

Friday, June 24, at 7 pm, head down to Ravenna Third Place to meet Peter Brown Hoffmeister and hear him read from his gripping memoir THE END OF BOYS. You can also follow Peter on Twitter (@peterbrownhoff) or friend him on Facebook to learn more about his book tour and writing...

Book on Broadway: Bengal Tiger

If you’re in a theater mood and headed out to see Robin Williams in the Tony-award-nominated  BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, you can pick up a copy of Rajiv Joseph’s plays right there at the show. If you dont’ have plans to see it, you def should. There are three Tony noms for the play:     Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Arian Moayed Best Lighting Design of a...

Tune in: Secrets and Wives on The Big Picture

Tune in to Thom Hartmann and The Big Picture tonight (5/5) at 6 and 8 pm Pacific time to hear Sanjiv Bhattacharya talk about polygamy and his phenom new book, SECRETS AND...

The End of Boys Book Trailer

This isn’t just a book trailer, it’s art. Check out THIS NEW VIDEO for Peter Hoffmeister’s brilliant memoir THE END OF BOYS, which Jamie Maslin called “a stark and gritty memoir of a tormented adolescence, where the demons of obsessive compulsive disorder, drugs, and violence are banished by the healing light of literature and...

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