Author Archives: Shayna Take

Libraries vs. Bookstores: What’s the Deal?


Posted by Shayna Take on January 31, 2018

Many strong calls to support local bookstores have gone out in the world over the last several years, but where’s the love for local libraries? What if you don’t have the means to spend a substantial amount of money on books? If you have to pick between one or the other, what should you choose?

The Vitality of Small Presses


Posted by Shayna Take on November 22, 2017

Not only are independent publishers critical players in the publishing ecosystem, but they’re thriving in spite of those who challenge their necessity. Even though President Trump threatened a small press lifeline by declaring he would get rid of the NEA and the NHA, the House of Representatives approved a spending bill to continue providing funds