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  1. Schaffner Press Newsletter – April-May, 2017

    Schaffner Press Newsletter – April-May, 2017

    Budding prospects for this spring and summer! These past two months have been lively and successful for Schaffner Press and our authors. See below for some of the recent highlights: AWARD RECIPIENTS. Héctor Aguilar Camín, author of Death in Vercruz, became a recipient of the Medalla…
  2. Schaffner Press Newsletter – March-April

    Schaffner Press Newsletter – March-April

    While a third of this country’s populace are battling a late winter blizzard, here in Tucson we’re being treated to a sneak preview of warmer weather to come with record-breaking temps in the mid 90’s! This clement weather certainly was welcome at the Tucson Book Festival, which drew large cro…
  3. In Memory of Stanley Bard

    In Memory of Stanley Bard

    Last month, American art lost a great benefactor. Stanley Bard was the manager and part-owner of New York’s Chelsea Hotel, the most productive artist’s colony that never called itself one. Stanley was 82. Over the years, the Chelsea hosted scores of famous writers, musicians, visual artists, and…
  4. Year of the Rooster: Schaffner Press March 2017

    Year of the Rooster: Schaffner Press March 2017

    Welcome to the Year of the Rooster, albeit a couple of weeks in…we celebrate this august occasion with the image above of this hallowed bird in light and shadow—a yin and yang rooster at the start of this somewhat yin and yang-y year! While there is much turmoil in the world at large, we here a…
  5. Cuba: “the Imagined” vs. “the Real”

    Cuba: “the Imagined” vs. “the Real”

    Cuba has long been an “imagined” placed for me. I grew up with stories of a fair revolution that toppled Batista, U.S.A.-supported corrupt and repressive dictator. Stories of a society built on education and healthcare. A culture steeped in literary traditions, where the importance of words and …
  6. Schaffner Press December 2016 Newsletter

    As we find ourselves already halfway through December with only two weeks left in the year, it’s appropriate to start this newsletter off with a photograph of a sunset to mark the passing of the year 2016, which, while tumultuous in many respects, was for this little house in the desert a very exc…
  7. FAILURE IS IMPOSSIBLE by Alida Brill

    FAILURE IS IMPOSSIBLE by Alida Brill

    After a speaking engagement at the Susan B. Anthony House and Museum in Rochester, NY, Alida Brill, author of Dear Princess Grace, Dear Betty: The Memoir of a Romantic Feminist reflects on recent events and makes a promise in memory of the great feminist crusader. by Alida Brill It was almost a mon…
  8. Never Say No to a Rockstar Goodreads Giveaway

    Never Say No to a Rockstar Goodreads Giveaway

    This month we’re giving readers the opportunity to win a copy of this summer’s release, NEVER SAY NO TO A ROCK STAR by Schaffner Press author, Glenn Berger. To enter the Rockstar Goodreads Giveaway you must be a member of the Goodreads community, and you must enter using the URL below…
  9. Schaffner Press October Newsletter

    Schaffner Press October Newsletter

    We are already well into the fall season, and have some news to share with you in the October newsletter that will highlight some of our most recent events and updates for our friends and readers.​ First, a big salute to Glenn Berger, author of NEVER SAY NO TO A ROCK STAR and impresario behind th…