From St. Louis to Chicago: Edelweiss at the Heartland Fall Forum (and beyond!)

By Gabriella Costa | November 22, 2022

In October, our Retail Client Success Manager Deidre went on a whirlwind trip through the Midwest timed to the 2022 Heartland Fall Forum. She reflects on her time at the conference as well as two bookstore tours through St. Louis and Chicago.

Twenty Years of Helping People “Work Better, Read More”

By Gabriella Costa | October 28, 2022

This year, we are celebrating Edelweiss’s twentieth anniversary! Founded in 2002, Edelweiss has transformed from one-man operation to a company of nearly forty employees supporting the book community.

Calling the Shots, Together: AK Press on Their Worker-Run Publishing Project

By Gabriella Costa | September 20, 2022

At AK Press, a worker-run collective and anarchist publishing project, all the work is shared and it gets done without bosses. 

Becoming “bookseller-owners”: Raven Book Store on their employee-ownership model

By Gabriella Costa | September 1, 2022

The employee-owners of Lawrence, Kansas’s Raven Book Store share some of their mission and goals in adopting a collective model of ownership at their store.

Interview with a Publisher: Grove Atlantic on Publishing Literature in Translation

By Gabriella Costa | August 16, 2022

In honor of Women in Translation month, the editorial team at Grove Atlantic reflects on their work publishing writers from underrepresented languages or countries, especially women writers, and the importance of reading works in translation.

Love By the Books: Stories from WORD Bookstores

By Gabriella Costa | August 4, 2022

August 20th is Bookstore Romance Day! Our friends at WORD Bookstores marked the occasion with their own staff-written, store-centered romances.