ARCHIVED PRESS

2018

  • October 15, 2018 - Kirkus Indie magazine features Z.O.S. by Kay Merkel Boruff for October 2018.

  • October 12, 2018 - The 2018 PenCraft Award for “Fiction Book of the Year” is Where the Hurt Is by Chris Kelsey!

  • October 7, 2018 - Foreign Rights for Postgraduate Studies in Motherhood (Trepelkov) purchased by Gorodets Publisher in Russia.

  • October 1, 2018 - G. Wayne Mello is our FALL featured author (Maggie Dewdrop: The Feather of Flight).

  • September 6, 2018 - BRW partner Kobo has partnered with Walmart to distribute eBooks both on Walmart.com and in physical storefronts.

  • August 28, 2018 - Black Rose Writing approved as an ITW (International Thriller Writers) recognized publisher!

  • August 16, 2018 - The Best Thriller Books of 2018 So Far list includes Caught in a Web and Blind Eye.

  • August 12, 2018 - Black Rose Writing partners with Bedside Reading for The Divine Affliction by Robert Fleisher.

  • August 5, 2018 - Black Rose Writing partners with Bedside Reading for Kat & Maus by Brad Chisholm and Claire Kim.

  • July 28, 2018 - Black Rose Writing acquires the rights for Was kostet die Welt from Random House (Verlagsgruppe Germany).

  • July 28, 2018 - Four Black Rose Writing titles named as Finalists for the 2018 American Fiction Awards.

  • July 25-27, 2018 - Black Rose Writing owner, Reagan Rothe, attends Ingram Indie Days 2018!

  • July 15, 2018 - Joe Siple is our SUMMER featured author (The Five Wishes of Mr. Murray McBride).

  • July 15, 2018 - Kind Nepenthe (Brockmeyer) featured by BOOKBUB - Horror.

  • July 13, 2018 - Brian Kaufman's The Fat Ladys' Low, Sad Song selected as Kirkus Indie Best Books for September 2018 (only 4-6 chosen).

  • July 3, 2018 - Westwood One’s The Jim Bohannon Show features author Andy Cowan (Banging Your Head...).

  • July 1, 2018 - Pierre Francois by Lori Ann Stephens selected by Indie Editors to be featured in Kirkus Reviews 7/1 Issue.

  • June 27, 2018 - Black Rose Writing partner Draft2Digital adds Bibliotheca for library distribution, increased discovery!

  • June 10, 2018 - On Straight Men...“Thurston (Wolf Warriors) has created a spellbinding treatise on terror and pain.” –PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY

  • May 26, 2018 - Brian Engles, author of Wildball, feature and interview in the Cape Code Times.

  • May 22, 2018 - Heather Christie's What the Valley Knows wins best Young Adult Fiction at the National Indie Excellence Awards.

  • May 6, 2018 - John Hunt guest co-hosts the Literary License Podcast and talks "Jaws."

  • May 1, 2018 - Black Rose Writing adds Google Play to digital book partners!

  • April 23, 2018 - T. Patrick Phelp's Deathly Reminder featured by BOOKBUB - Psychological Thrillers.

  • April 18, 2018 - Author Jackie Smith signs contract for 10th book to be published by Black Rose Writing.

  • April 12, 2018 - Ginger Nuts of Horror features 3 terrific horror novels by Black Rose Writing.

  • April 1, 2018 - Black Rose Writing SPRING featured author, Alysia Helming, Protogenesis.

  • March 7, 2018 - Gustavo Bondoni, author of The Malakiad, named a Top 10 Finalist for the Jim Baen Memorial Award.

  • March 6, 2018 - Check out K-Town Confidential in the February 2018 Kirkus Reviews magazine!

  • February 24, 2018 - Horror Talk gives The Tracker by John Hunt 5 stars!

  • February 16, 2018 - Meg Lelvis' Blind Eye praised heavily by Kirkus Reviews - "More than a straight-up police procedural..."

  • February 15, 2018 - Kirkus Reviews calls Jeremy Cutler and the Torch of Time, "...a fresh and lively clique of magic-wielding teens."

  • February 10, 2018 - K-Town Confidential selected by Indie Editors to be featured in Kirkus Reviews February 2018 issue!

  • January 28, 2018 - Making Lemonade by Muriel Pritchett, "A breezy read that centers on wish fulfillment." - Kirkus Reviews

  • January 11, 2018 - Black Rose Writing partners with AI Superpower STORYFIT.

  • January 4, 2018 - Listen to Brian Engles (Wildball) and Lauren Wolk on NPR Radio Cape, Coast & Islands.

  • January 2, 2018 - Black Rose Writing adds another great author, Joe Siple - Five Wishes book trailer.

  • January 1, 2018 - Black Rose Writing WINTER featured author, Heather Christie, What the Valley Knows.

2017

  • December 27, 2017 - "An enjoyable zigzagging plot," - Kirkus Reviews on K-Town Confidential.

  • December 23, 2017 - Literary Titan interviews Follow Me Down author Gordon MacKinney.

  • October 30, 2017 - What the Valley Knows by Heather Christie, "... a strong thread of mystery and thriller." - Kirkus Reviews

  • October 25, 2017 - IndieReader calls Christie's What the Valley Knows, "A drama sure to pull at your heart strings."

  • October 21, 2017 - A County Heart (Robin Thomas) takes 3rd place (Novella category) in the 2017 Royal Palm Lit Awards

  • October 16, 2017 - Black Rose Writing FALL featured author, Matthew Brockmeyer, Kind Nepenthe (60+ reviews).

  • October 11, 2017 - Parrot Talk by David Seaburn on the short list of finalists for the TAZ Book Award.

  • September 1, 2017 - Black Rose Writing inks author, Andy Cowan, with a $2,500 advance, full Rights Posting.

  • August 25, 2017 - Black Rose Writing donates 76 books to a Little Free Library in Decatur, IL.

  • August 16, 2017 - Black Rose Writing recognized as Indie Publisher on Publishizer.

  • August 4, 2017 - "A memorable story of intriguing people," Kirkus Reviews for Tilting by Nicole Harkin.

  • August 3, 2017 - Black Rose Writing matches donated author royalties, contributions going to Milk + Bookies.

  • August 1, 2017 - Over 300 BRW eBooks now available to borrow from your local library via Overdrive!

  • July 20, 2017 - Black Rose Writing partners with Beacon Audiobooks to narrate more of our titles!

  • July 19, 2017 - Be Safe selected by Indie Editors to be featured in Kirkus Reviews July 2017 issue!

  • July 18, 2017 - Foreword Reviews to feature Women Within by Anne Parrish in their Sept/Oct issue!

  • July 10, 2017 - Black Rose Writing joins Publishers Marketplace and announces rights acquired for Protogenesis!

  • July 1, 2017 - Black Rose Writing SUMMER featured author, John Hunt, Doll House (225 reviews).

  • June 14, 2017 - KIRKUS Review says Doug Weaver's (Be Safe) writing "similar to the work of William Burroughs."

  • May 24, 2017 - Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist - Pepper's Ghost by William Auten.

  • May 3, 2017 - Frontline Angel by G. Jordayne wins the NGIBA Award for "First Novel." Full Award Winners.

  • May 2, 2017 - Black Rose Writing authors win 5 Maxy Awards! View them here - WINNERS.

  • May 1, 2017 - Always pleased for our authors to receive a review from Midwest Book Review.

  • April 13, 2017 - Find a Library near you! Black Rose Writing titles coming to OverDrive.

  • March 16, 2017 - Check out the Best Thrillers review of Bailey's Law by Meg Lelvis - "Intelligent and Immersive."

  • March 16, 2017 - "One of the most exciting mystery novels in years," Best Thrillers on Nobody's Safe Here by Bill Percy.

  • March 14, 2017 - Black Rose Writing donates 225 books to various charities, libraries, and book clubs!

  • March 9, 2017 - Best Thrillers "highly recommends" Crimes of the Levee by John Sturgeon.

  • March 1, 2017 - Black Rose Writing SPRING featured author, David B. Seaburn, Parrot Talk.

  • February 8, 2017 - Black Rose Writing featured on Books Go Social partners.

  • January 21, 2017 - Smith Publicity to pitch selected Black Rose Writing titles to the media.

  • January 16, 2017 - Black Rose Writing partners with PR By The Book for additional book publicity!

  • January 2, 2017 - Black Rose Writing featured on Digital Journal, publish your book today!

2016

  • December 23, 2016 - Best Thrillers says Death Comes at Night by James Dalrymple is "A chilling and clever horror novel."

  • December 21, 2016 - Black Rose Writing WINTER featured authors are Teri Polen and Mark A. Hewitt.

  • December 20, 2016 - Best Thrillers calls John W. Hazen's Fava, "...a brilliant terrorism thriller."

  • December 9, 2016 - Black Rose Writing's imprint, La Casita Grande Editores, featured by NBC News.

  • November 2, 2016 - Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines featured in MLB World Series Program, congrats Cubs!

  • October 27, 2016 - Black Rose Writing ad sponsor for the Super Pet Expo Howl-O-Ween Photo Contest.

  • October 20, 2016 - Black Rose Writing launches its third imprint, La Casita Grande Editores. .

  • October 19, 2016 - Memory Cards by Michael K. Brantley featured on BookBub, memoirs, Ranked #1 Kindle Top100Free.

  • October 6, 2016 - Kirkus Reviews says R. Bruce Logan "deftly details Lien's plight" in Finding Lien.

  • September 19, 2016 - Kirkus Reviews calls Dystortions: 100 Hues of Purple, "enormously fun to read."

  • September 8, 2016 - Foreword Reviews gives Dystortions: 100 Hues of Purple (10.6.16) by Lisa Pell a 5-STAR rating.

  • September 7, 2016 - Black Rose Writing FALL featured authors are Jeffrey L. Kohanek and Glen Dick.

  • August 4, 2016 - Black Rose Writing matches author royalty donations to the Little Free Library!

  • August 1, 2016 - NetGalley Spotlights The Bastard's Grimoire by Joseph Hirsch.

  • July 29, 2016 - Black Rose Writing titles featured in Summer 2016 issue of Foreword Reviews.

  • June 3, 2016 - Meet Black Rose Writing (YouTube Video)! IBPA Members Share Their Experience at BEA 2016.

  • May 30, 2016 - NetGalley Spotlights Veterans' Affairs by Joseph Hirsch.

  • May 13-14, 2016 - Black Rose Writing attends and gives out over 150 books at the BookExpo / BookCon 2016.

  • May 2, 2016 - Black Rose Writing authors win multiple Maxy Awards.

  • April 18, 2016 - OCS: The Spider on the Web awarded a Family Choice Gold Award.

  • April 5, 2016 - The Apple of My Eye by Mary Ellen Bramwell surpasses 50,000 giveaways via BookBub feature, women's fiction.

  • March 29, 2016 - Black Rose Writing launches imprints, DigiTerra Publishing and Bookend Design.

  • March 28, 2016 - KIRKUS has now reviewed over 10 Black Rose Writing titles, including A Time to Love in Tehran by CG Fewston.

  • March 15, 2016 - Black Rose Writing partners with Above the Treeline - Edelweiss.

  • March 12, 2016 - Battle Hymn by John Scura featured on Kindle Nation Daily and BookGorilla.

  • March 1, 2016 - Black Rose Writing titles to appear in Summer Issue of Foreword Reviews.

  • February 26, 2016 - The Perfect Shade of Green by Brian Barlics featured on BookBub, children's fiction.

  • January 14, 2016 - Brady Needs a Nightlight by Brian Barlics featured on BookBub, children's fiction.

  • January 12, 2016 - NetGalley adds Black Rose Writing to their list of publishers.

2015

  • October 19, 2015 - Foreign rights for Brady Needs a Nightlight by Brian Barlics acquired by Korean publisher, Namusangja.