Unfiltered: The Coffee House Press Blog

Here’s to 2016

Our annual roundup of Coffee House’s books that landed on bookstore and media best-of lists for 2016 has arrived. Eleven books ended up on twenty-eight different favorite and recommendation lists. Here’s to the great year that was 2016. We can’t …

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Coffee House Press to Receive $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Minneapolis, MN—National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of …

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National Endowment for the Arts Announces FY 2017 Creative Writing Fellowships: Chris Martin, Ted Mathys, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Patricia Smith among 37 recipients nationwide

Minneapolis, MN— Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that Chris Martin, Ted Mathys, Hieu Minh Nguyen, and Patricia Smith are four of 37 writers to receive an FY 2017 individual creative writing fellowships of $25,000. “The NEA has …

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CHP Summer Reads

Lizzie Davis, Editorial Assistant: Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong (Copper Canyon Press) A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa, translated by Daniel Hahn (Archipelago Books) Distancia de rescate by Samanta Schweblin (Random House Mondadori) Chris Fischbach, Publisher: The …

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AWP 2016

Here are our author events for this year’s AWP conference. We will update regularly with any schedule changes. We hope to see you there! Author Panels and Events at AWP 2016 Thursday, March 31 Allison Hedge Coke 6:00am     AWP Writer …

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Sam Savage

Sam Savage As some of you may have already heard, longtime Coffee House author and friend Sam Savage is in hospice, after battling a respiratory illness for many years. While this is heartbreaking news for us and for Sam’s readers …

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Cheers to 2015

This year, our books were on more than 30 best-of lists, including the New York Times Notable Books of 2015. Thank you for making 2015 a banner year at Coffee House Press! The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli …

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Why We’re Converting our Books to Screen Reader Formats Accessible to People Who are Visually Impaired

Why We’re Converting our Books to Screen Reader Formats Accessible to People Who are Visually Impaired Access is a value that goes back to the beginning at Coffee House Press. Our founder, Allan Kornblum, made an important decision early in …

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CHP Project Brings Literary Works on Race and the Arts to Coffee Sleeves

Coffee House Press Project Brings Literary Works on Race and the Arts To Coffee Sleeves Project Wins Funds from the St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge   Minneapolis, Minn. (October 16, 2015) — We are delighted to announce that Coffee House …

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Coffee House Press Announces Conversion of 80+ Titles Formatted for Visually Impaired Readers

Coffee House Press Announces Conversion of 80+ Titles Formatted for Visually Impaired Readers MINNEAPOLIS—Inspired by a long-time reader, endowed with a grant administered by VSA Minnesota, Coffee House Press has converted more than 80 of their titles for use with …

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