Unfiltered: The Coffee House Press Blog

Public Memorial for Allan Kornblum

Please join us for the public memorial service for our founder Allan Kornblum. The service will be held at Open Book on January 17, 2015 @ 2:00pm with a catered reception to follow. We’re so pleased to have the opportunity …

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Allan Kornblum, 1949-2014

We are deeply saddened to announce that our founder, Allan Kornblum, passed away today. He is survived by his wife, Cinda, and their daughters Gwen and Annabel.  A message from our publisher, Chris Fischbach, is below. Allan Kornblum,1949-2014  In 1972, …

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Eimear McBride’s U.S. Tour

Coffee House Press is thrilled to announce the U.S. leg of Eimear McBride’s North American tour. SAN FRANCISCO Wednesday, October 22nd Green Apple Books on the Park 1231 9th Ave. San Francisco, CA 94122 7:00 p.m. In conversation with Anisse …

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Discussion/Book Signing: Alec Soth and Brad Zellar @ Walker Art Center

Join artist Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar at the Walker Art Center for a discussion in conjunction with their new book House of Coates (Coffee House Press). Originally published as a limited-edition artists’ book by Little Brown Mushroom, this …

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Announcing Stephanie Watson in Residence at Hennepin County Library – Ridgedale in Minnetonka

7:00 – 8:00pm – Author Talk Thursday, November 6th Hennepin County Library – Ridgedale 12601 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka, 55305 Free and open to the public Hennepin County Library and Coffee House Press present Writers in the Library featuring children’s author …

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Announcing Hans Weyandt in Residence at the Minneapolis Central Library’s James K. Hosmer Special Collections

6:15 – 7:00pm– Tour of the Special Collections 7:00 – 8:00pm – Author Talk Thursday, September 18th Doty Board Room Hennepin County Library – Central 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401 Free and open to the public How do writers …

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Darrell Gray: A Great Adventure

This piece was written by Coffee House’s founder, Allan Kornblum, to be included in the forthcoming book The Ultimate Actualist Convention. I’ve been involved in literary publishing for some forty-four years, and in that time, I have met few people with …

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Announcing Éireann Lorsung in Residence at East Lake Street’s Little Poetry Library

Belgium-based poet Éireann Lorsung returns to Minnesota and will spend part of her summer as a writer-in-residence at East Lake Street’s Little Poetry Library. Over several summer days, Lorsung will utilize and observe the Little Poetry Library’s collection and the …

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Caroline Casey promoted to Managing Director of Coffee House Press

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (May 27, 2014) — Effective today, Caroline Casey has been promoted to Managing Director at Coffee House Press, expanding on her previous role of Marketing Director to include communications, strategy, and individual giving. Publisher Chris Fischbach says, “Since …

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Announcing Eric Hanson in Residence at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ Library

Author and illustrator Eric Hanson will spend part of his summer as the first writer-in-residence at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts‘ Research and Reference Library. Hanson, whose illustrations and writing have appeared in Vanity Fair, Harper’s, New York Times, Rolling Stone, McSweeney’s, and The Atlantic, …

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