Beginning Of A Story That Has Never Ended

Ananke Press is thrilled to announce the signing of our newest author, Julie Anne Stratton, with her series of historical novels that follow a line of extraordinary women through the ages. The first book in the series, The Witches of Riegersburg, is coming out in early 2020. The Author Julie Anne Stratton was born in Seattle, WA and grew up in New York City and Syracuse, NY. She spent most of her childhood and teen years reading books. Julie loved to explore worlds opened up by the page ...

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New Acquisition: Print In The Snow

In our unwavering support for the new and original voices, Ananke Press is proud to announce a new partnership with an author who has already made a name for herself in the world of fantastic creatures.

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Remembering Toni Morrison

The author, teacher, Nobel laureate, and a great American writer has died at the age of 88. The question of what is real is at the heart of magical realism. This implies that our notions of reality are too limited—that reality includes magic, miracles and monsters. Few novels embody this concept move vividly that the celebrated Beloved by the Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison. When dealing with trauma in storytelling, authors often turn to magical realism. The very origins of ...

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Magical Realism is More Familiar Than You Think

Magical realism is often confused with fantasy, but don’t allow it to confuse you: even if you are not a fan of fantasy as a genre, magical realism may have much more to offer for you. Unlike fantasy that focuses on imaginary worlds, magical realism takes the existing reality and shines the magic lantern on it. Let us bring your attention in this well-respected literary genre and help you to familiarize yourself with its iconic examples. When you were in high school, you probably heard ...

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Five Books to Celebrate National Friendship Day

While August means the end of summer for many, it actually represents many beautiful things. National Friendship Day, celebrated on the first Sunday of August, is one of them. And even though days get noticeably shorter and frequent thunderstorms darken the skies, it doesn’t mean that you should ignore such a wonderful day of such a wonderful month. Today we would like to take a look at books about friendship that will expand your horizons on this subject in the most unexpected ways. Mark ...

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