Sex and a Beer

December 2, 2022. When did that happen? Time does sneak up. The Death of Big Butch should be headed to the printer this weekend, and the December Parisian Phoenix email newsletter will follow. Last night, the folks at Book & Puppet Company, and organizers of October’s Easton Book Festival, posted the “Sex in the Text”Continue reading “Sex and a Beer”

Small Steps Breed Success

As a small business owner, it’s often a dance of two steps forward and one step back, coupled with the occasional misstep. So, from time to time, when editing manuscripts and coordinating the bits of the book-making process and developing marketing plans that sometimes derail before implemented, you have to take inventory, clean your desk,Continue reading “Small Steps Breed Success”

Final Day of the Easton Book Festival 2022: Small Press Expo

We attended the small press book expo at Easton Book Festival 2022 today, selling our own books, Nancy Scott’s chapbooks and William D. Prystauk’s Kink Noir series. It was a lovely autumn day with new friends from Pink Trees Press from New York City. We visited with friends from Book and Puppet Company and gotContinue reading “Final Day of the Easton Book Festival 2022: Small Press Expo”

Getting ready for a conversation about (writing) sex

Angel Ackerman and William Prystauk will be hosting a live conversation about writing sex scenes at Book and Puppet Company this Saturday night (October 22, 7:30 p.m.) as part of the Easton Book Festival. The event is free and open to anyone 18 or older. Last night Angel went through the first two volumes ofContinue reading “Getting ready for a conversation about (writing) sex”

October Newsletter: Let’s talk about sex, or poetry, or cats, or scary stories

Organizers of the free local event Easton Book Festival have invited Parisian Phoenix publisher and author Angel Ackerman and Kink Noir author William D. Prystauk to anchor a panel, Sex in the Text, at Centre Square’s Book and Puppet Company Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Former local journalist Angel Ackerman pens the Fashion and FiendsContinue reading “October Newsletter: Let’s talk about sex, or poetry, or cats, or scary stories”

Venues where you can celebrate books in the Lehigh Valley

Hello, readers, writers and bibliophiles. The fall book season is upon us… and I don’t mean Parisian Phoenix releasing new titles (although we’re so close to releasing The Itty Bitty How to Cat Book that I can taste it. Contact us to preorder yours now by credit card, or PayPal.) But I’m actually referring theContinue reading “Venues where you can celebrate books in the Lehigh Valley”

Parisian Phoenix to participate in the Easton Book Festival

Parisian Phoenix Publishing, a boutique independent press representing unique voices and diverse perspectives, will make its first public appearence with a reading by founder and author Angel Ackerman at the Easton Book Festival at 3 p.m. October 23. Parisian Phoenix debuted its titles September 11 with Ackerman’s horror Fashion and Fiends series, volume 1, Manipulations,Continue reading “Parisian Phoenix to participate in the Easton Book Festival”

Cover reveal: Courting Apparitions, volume two of the Fashion and Fiends series, sequel to Manipulations

Greetings, Readers! Our Art Director Gayle Hendricks has officially revealed the cover to Courting Apparitions, the second book in the Fashion and Fiends series and sequel to Manipulations. (Speaking of Manipulations, our carton of books in anticipation of the upcoming Third Annual Easton Book Festival arrived today and Angel Ackerman and the family dog hostedContinue reading “Cover reveal: Courting Apparitions, volume two of the Fashion and Fiends series, sequel to Manipulations”