Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

fox-and-flowers-hr_dxoThe thrortnight of Alternative Publishing has reached Week 2, and we are revving it up. Four posts this week on authors and publishers who don’t do it the usual way, but have pioneered new ways into print.

Monday 20th: Jackie looks at the options for self-publishing art books.

Wednesday 22nd: Kirsty D interviews reprint publisher Catherine Pope about her small independent press Victorian Secrets.

Thursday 23rd: one of the writers behind romance brand ‘Marisa Hayworth’ is candid about the pros and cons of collaborative writing.

Friday 25th: Kate talks to several publishers at once when she interviews the Book View Café publishing collective, founded by science fiction and fantasy writing legend Ursula Le Guin.

The photo of a fox sitting calmly in a London back garden was taken by John Humble, and can be seen on the Bug Woman site


About Kate

Blogger, lecturer, podcaster, writer, critic, reviewer, researcher, and publisher (, in and on British literary history. Preferred occupation while listening to podcasts: cooking or knitting. Preferred soundtrack while reading: the sound of silence.

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This entry was posted on April 19, 2015 by in Coming up this week.



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  • (The header image is from Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Francis Barlow (1666), and appears courtesy of the Digital and Multimedia Center at the Michigan State University Libraries.)
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