Friday - January 24, 2014
In light of CRP's acquisition of Academy Chicago Publishers, the Chicago Tribune/Printers Row Journal profiled ACP founders Jordan and Anita Miller. "Chicago Review Press publisher Cynthia Sherry counts herself as a longtime admirer of the Millers and their press's catalog, and sees 'a lot of synergy' in the acquisition. 'We are like-minded, strongly independent and liberal minded, and interested in publishing books that contribute to the culture,' Sherry said." The full article is available online.
Tuesday - January 7, 2014
Chicago Review Press Incorporated, the parent company of Chicago Review Press and national distributor Independent Publishers Group has acquired Academy Chicago Publishers (www.academychicago.com). Academy Chicago Publishers was founded in 1975 by husband and wife Jordan and Anita Miller. With nearly 40 years in the business and more than 300 published titles, ACP is one of the oldest publishing houses in Chicago and is proud to call itself independent. From memoirs to mysteries, ACP publishes exciting, new, and well-crafted fiction and non-fiction.
Friday - November 22, 2013
Publishers Weekly featured CRP's 40th anniversary, saying "Chicago Review Press Hits Major Milestone."
Tuesday - November 5, 2013
Chicago alt weekly New City featured a Q&A with CRP publisher Cynthia Sherry about the drama of the digital age, the Chicago lit scene and the "thrilling work of publishing books."
Friday - November 1, 2013
The Chicago Tribune featured CRP's 40th anniversary online and in the November 3, 2013 edition of Printers Row Journal. The article includes interviews with CRP publisher Cynthia Sherry, CRP authors and CRP founders Curt and Linda Matthews.
Monday - October 21, 2013
A photo of CRP's staff at the 40th anniversary party, held last week, was featured in industry e-newsletter Shelf Awareness. Don't we look great for our age?
Wednesday - October 16, 2013
Crain's picked up on CRP's 40th anniversary and featured parts of the Gapers Block story on their "For the Record" blog.
Monday - October 14, 2013
In honor of CRP's 40th anniversary, publisher Cynthia Sherry was interviewed for Gapers Block's Book Club column. "Like a rock n' roll band, Chicago Review Press started in a garage. And with a rock n' roll attitude, the independent press has published quirky and controversial books since 1973."
Thursday - October 10, 2013
In conjunction with CRP's 40th anniversary, Chicago Book Review editor Kelli Christiansen interviewed CRP publisher Cynthia Sherry about the ins and outs of indie publishing in Chicago over the years.
Friday - October 4, 2013
In honor of CRP's 40th anniversary, publisher Cynthia Sherry was interviewed by Chicago Reader books blogger Aimee Levitt. "Everything is a little quirky, a little edgy, smart," says Sherry. "We're looking for the passionate niche audience."
Saturday - September 28, 2013
Publisher Cynthia Sherry was on the panel "Meet the Publishers" at the Chicago Writers Conference with two other local Chicago publishers. CRP author Robert K. Elder discussed "Successful Non-Fiction Strategies" at the CWC as well.
Thursday - August 22, 2013
CRP publicity manager Caitlin Eck offers perspective on the evolution of book tours, in this Chicago Sun-Times article. "It's a really nice way that the book tour has sort of evolved with the online community growing and with costs being cut here and there," Eck said. "Every industry changes, and we can't be resistant to those changes."