New York, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/28/2014 -- Gabrielle David is pleased to announce the publication of 2Leaf Press titles during National Poetry Month in April 2014. Featured poets include Abiodun Oyewole, Samuel Diaz Carrion, J.L. Torres, with bilingual editions by Odi Gonzales and Ana Rossetti. Rounding out the poetry collections is Lisa Sánchez González’ long-awaited bilingual edition, PUERTO RICAN FOLKTALES/CUENTOS FOLCLÓRICOS PUERTORRIQUEÑOS, the first offering in nearly 50 years of traditional Puerto Rican folktales and legends presented in book form.
2Leaf Press Fall 2013 releases will be available as eBooks this April as well, with books by Brandi Dawn Henderson, A. Robert Lee, Not4Prophet and Sean Frederick Forbes. Readers and reviewers are encouraged to download 2Leaf Press’ first book catalog to find out more information, and get a “sneak peak” at our Fall 2014 lineup. 2Leaf Press catalogs are available online at ISSUU.COM
Says David, “We’re very excited about our first Spring releases and releasing our Fall 2013 print books as eBooks. In a sense, we’re also celebrating our first two years of survival. What started out as a few writers has blossomed into a press that many people want to be affiliated with. In fact, by the end of the year, we will have published 22 books. Along the way, we’re developing a reputation of publishing high quality books and giving writers the attention they need to grow and develop their craft. By the same token, as we continue to organically build our audience, like most small presses we struggle with money and marketing. But on the upside, we have a small group of dedicated folks who donate their time and energy developing 2Leaf Press because they believe in our mission and, they are passionate about the written word. In that regard, we are truly blessed.”
2Leaf Press’ Spring titles will become available around April 15 and available for sale online at Amazon.com and other online outlets. Books are distributed through Ingram and 2LP Distribution Direct. All 2Leaf Press authors are available for readings and interviews, and reviewers are encouraged to request 2Leaf Press digital review copies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to David, “Small presses play an important role as an alternative to the big publishing houses because we’re willing to take on authors that are often overlooked in the mainstream market. 2Leaf Press’ niche is to publish offbeat, innovative multicultural writers who produce high quality work. We’re also building a reputation for publishing translations, and a willingness to reissue out-of-print books. This super-charged Spring schedule is just one of many exciting options for readers as we continue to promote our backlist as well as our forthcoming books for Fall 2014. We're having a great time publishing some really exciting writers.”
About 2Leaf Press
Launched in 2012 with a vision of publishing extraordinary culturally diverse writers, 2Leaf Press is an imprint of The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS), a NY-based nonprofit organization that promotes multicultural literature and literacy. Its founding was made possible with funding by a group of poets, writers, scholars, artists and activists, with profits ploughed back into future publishing. To learn more about a “small press with big ideas,” visit 2Leaf Press online at www.2leafpress.org.