Welcome Aboard, Lini S. Kadaba!

All of us here at Blydyn Square Books are thrilled to announce that we’ve signed Lini S. Kadaba as our newest author and will be publishing her novel Leftovers After Life.    We’d like to give a special shout-out to the Philadelphia-based Push to Publish writing conference, where Blydyn Square editor in chief Tara Tomczyk…

July 2021 Book Club Video

In case you missed last night’s meeting, here’s the video from our July 2021 Book Club. We talked about Laurie Frankel’s novel This Is How It Always Is. Next time, we’ll be discussing J. R. Moehringer’s The Tender Bar. See the Events page for details and the Zoom link.

June 2021 Book Club Meeting

In case you missed it, here’s the video for the June 2021 Blydyn Square Book Club meeting. We discussed Bernhard Schlink’s novel The Reader. Next time, on July 8, we’ll be talking about Laurie Frankel’s This Is How It Always Is. See the Events page for the Zoom link.

May 2021 Book Club Meeting

  This month, the Blydyn Square Book Club discussed Edith Wharton’s classic novel The Age of Innocence (and some other books, too). If you missed the meeting, you can catch the video above.   Join us next time, on June 10, 2021, when we’ll be talking about Bernhard Schlink’s The Reader.

April 2021 Happy Hour

In case you missed it, we had a lot of fun at this month’s Happy Hour. We had a good talk about books, publishing, upcoming issues of the Blydyn Square Review, and more. Check out the video. And be sure to join us next month. We always have a great time! See the Events page for…

April’s Book Club Discussion

    This month, the Blydyn Square Book Club discussed Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. We definitely didn’t all agree on the book’s merits (or lack thereof!), but it was a great conversation. Check it out!     And be sure to join us next month to discuss Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence.…

March 2021 Happy Hour

  At this month’s Happy Hour, we had a lot to celebrate.   For months, we’ve been keeping an amazing secret about one of our books, but we finally heard from the producer that it’s time to share the news:   The film adaptation of Everett De Morier’s novel Thirty-three Cecils will be directed by…

March 2021 Book Club

In case you missed it, at last night’s meeting of the Blydyn Square Book Club, we had a great conversation about Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People. Check out the video!   And be sure to join us next time, on April 8, when we’ll be talking about Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. You can…

February 2021 Happy Hour

We had a terrific time at our monthly Blydyn Square Books Happy Hour on February 18. In case you missed it, you can still catch our conversation in this video. Hope you enjoy—and we hope to see you next month at the next Happy Hour. See the details (and get the Zoom link) here.  

February 2021 Book Club Meeting

  In case you missed last night’s Blydyn Square Book Club meeting, here’s the video. We had a great talk about Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge! Thanks to Christine Heuner, Laurie Meyer, and Jim Kerr for the scintillating conversation. 🙂   Join us next time, on March 11, when we discuss Normal People by Sally Rooney. More…

January 2021 Happy Hour

Each month, some of the authors, staff, and fans of Blydyn Square Books get together on Zoom to chat—about books, submissions, the publishing process, what it’s like to work with a small press, or whatever comes to mind. Feel free to join us! Details are available on our Events page. Hope to see you soon!…

December Happy Hour Video

Our monthly happy hour, always open to the public, had plenty of great talk about books, writing, and publishing. We chatted about some of our favorite reads and discussed the age-old question: Are male literary agents always jerks? Join us next time to take part in the conversation. See the Events page for details. In…