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Gibson House connects literary fiction with curious and discerning readers by fostering and promoting individual writers and their work.

 
Praise for Buddha Was a Cowboy
By Junior Burke

“Author and songwriter Burke’s . . . portrayal of academic arts administration is both good-natured and razor-sharp. Enthusiastically recommended for fans of Julie Schumacher (Dear Committee Members; The Shakespeare Requirement), Jane Smiley (Moo), and Tom Perrotta (Tracy Flick Can’t Win).”

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Praise for The Town Crazy
By Suzzy Roche

“Singer-songwriter Roche probes the secrets of a small American town in this immersive character-driven tale. . . . Roche’s deep understanding of [the characters] will keep readers engaged all the way to the end.”

Publishers Weekly
Praise for Someone Should Pay for Your Pain
By Franz Nicolay

“Finally, the great indie-rock novel. . . . A heart-bruising story—like Dostoevsky in a DIY punk space.”

Rolling Stone
Praise for The Sturgeon's Heart
By Amy E. Casey

The writing is exquisite. . . . Wonderful characters, beautiful plotting, and a dramatic finale add up to a splendid novel.”

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Five Questions: Junior Burke in conversation
with Peter Robertson
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Junior Burke answers five questions about writing his “witty and crisp” academic satire, Buddha Was a Cowboy (Gibson House Press, September 13, 2022) with writer Peter Robertson. Read More   ›

Novel soundtracks
Music to read by
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At Gibson House Press, we love music and musicians as much as we love literary fiction. We publish excellent novels written by working musicians and musicians at heart.

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Gibson House Press is distributed by Publishers Group West (PGW), effective 5/1/21. Available where good books are sold; find or request our titles at libraries and all book wholesalers and retailers.