Soho Press

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Soho Press
Founded 1986
Founder Laura Hruska and Juris Jurjevics
Successor Bronwen Hruska
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location New York, NY
Distribution Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Publication types Books
Fiction genres Literary fiction, narrative nonfiction and crime
Imprints Soho Crime, Soho Teen
Official website www.sohopress.com

Soho Press is a New York City-based publisher founded by Laura Hruska in 1986 and currently headed by Bronwen Hruska.[1] It specializes in literary fiction and international crime series. Other works include published by it include memoirs. Its Young Adult imprint Soho Teen, which focuses on YA mysteries and thrillers.

Soho Press releases an average of 60 titles per year. Its fiction backlist holds titles from a number of notable authors, such as National Book Award finalist Edwidge Danticat (Krik? Krak!),[2] Sue Townsend (Adrian Mole: The Lost Years),[3] Maria Thomas (Antonia Saw the Oryx First),[4] Jake Arnott (Long Firm-C),[5] John L'Heureux (The Handmaid of Desire),[6] Delores Phillips, and Jacqueline Winspear, recipient of the Agatha Award.[7]

Soho Crime[edit]

Soho Crime is a department of Soho Press that focuses on exotic crime series. It has produced works from widely read authors like Cara Black,[8] Stuart Neville,[9] Colin Cotterill, Timothy Williams and Peter Lovesey.[10] Each crime novel or series explores a foreign country or exotic culture. Settings have included Paris, Bath, Northern Ireland, Laos, South Korea, Guadeloupe, Japan, Australia, Brazil, Bristol, Madrid, and Berlin.

Soho Constable[edit]

Soho Constable was a co-publishing venture with UK publisher Constable & Robinson, through which Soho Press releases British procedural mysteries in the United States. Authors have included Alison Bruce, David Dickinson, Suzette A. Hill, Pat McIntosh, R.T. Raichev, James Craig, and Barbara Cleverly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Soho Press Publisher Laura Hruska Dies". Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  2. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat". Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Adrian Mole, the Lost Years by Sue Townsend". Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  4. ^ BRUNET, ELENA (1988-09-25). "ANTONIA SAW THE ORYX FIRST by Maria Thomas (Soho Press: $8.95)". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  5. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Long Firm-C by Jake Arnott". Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  6. ^ "Fiction Book Review: The Handmaid of Desire by John L'Heureux". Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  7. ^ "The Agatha Awards: A Literary Award for Crime Fiction". awards.omnimystery.com. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  8. ^ "Soho Press Publisher Laura Hruska Dies". Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  9. ^ "Soho Press Publisher Laura Hruska Dies". Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 
  10. ^ "Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey – review | Spinetingler Magazine". www.spinetinglermag.com. Retrieved 2016-07-06. 

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