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Intern Intern - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Stone Bridge Press founder Peter Goodman talks about how to make indie booksellers and indie publishers friends again. Read More


Photos of "The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga"

Intern Intern - Friday, July 14, 2017

The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga premiered in Palo Alto a couple days ago! The musical will play through August, so get your tickets before it's too late: http://ow.ly/Wdvh30cxrcw  Read More


Announcing Fall 2017 Books

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Dear friends: We are happy to announce our forthcoming titles for Fall of 2017. Read More


​Happy Tanabata: Festival of the Stars

Intern Intern - Friday, July 07, 2017

Happy Tanabata everyone! Read More


"The Osamu Tezuka Story" won the 2016 Foreword INDIES award!

Intern Intern - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

One of our books, The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime, won the 2016 Foreword INDIES award in the Graphic Novels & Comics category!  Read More


The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga

Intern Intern - Monday, June 12, 2017

One of our titles, The  Four Immigrants Manga written by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama and translated into English by Frederik L. Schodt, is being adapted into a musical! It premiers at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto on July 12th and will run through August 6th. Read More


Stone Bridge Café: Guidelines & Submission Info

Intern Intern - Tuesday, June 06, 2017

We’ve done flash fiction. Now, to broaden our literary menu, we’re introducing a new platform: Stone Bridge Café.
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Goodreads Giveaway: "The Little Exile" by Jeanette Arakawa

Intern Intern - Friday, June 02, 2017

Win a free copy of The Little Exile, the new, highly acclaimed memoir about a young girl's experiences in a Japanese American internment camp. Read More


IndieBook: SBP founder Peter Goodman presents an inventive new plan to sell indie books

Intern Intern - Monday, May 15, 2017

In this Publishers Weekly article, Stone Bridge Press founder Peter Goodman sheds some light on the future of independent book publishing and poses a thought experiment that could very well be the future of independently published books: IndieBook.  Read More


The Osamu Tezuka nominated for the Eisner Award!

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

We are very excited to share that our very own, The Osamu Tezuka Story by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, translated by Frederik L. Schodt has been nominated for the Eisner Award!  Read More


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