News & Updates

The fourth time’s the charm! Please join us for 4th in a new shop local tradition: a book reading, signing, and sales event featuring the writers and artists of the Illinois Valley. On Wednesday evening, December 6, Authors/artists will have the opportunity to read their work or explain their process, while guests enjoy free refreshments (baked goods, coffee & tea, etc.). Following

Busy month for Flowstone! For a small-time press, the publishing schedule can be erratic. This year we published Ken Letko's Bright Darkness in late Jan./early Feb., and followed it up with Judith Arcana's Announcements from the Planetarium in April. And it may seem like not much since then. But trust us, we've been busy! This month we're finishing up no less

Left Fork is excited to announce the release of a fun children's book by two award-winning artists. Written by Michael Spring and illustrated by Deborah Ann Dawson, readers of Woodwoo will enter the little-known world of a "little" (though still eight squirrels tall) sasquatch, and learn what makes him "woo." This is the first children's book for Spring, though he has earned numerous

More announcements as in more Announcements from the Planetarium, that is! Judith Arcana has several readings coming soon for this recent Flowstone Press collection. You can expect serious fun whenever Judith reads, and bonus: she'll be joined by many other talented poets along the way. Click here to learn more about the collection and also about Judith, or keep on scrolling to

What a way to celebrate National Poetry Month, as well as the birthday (and death day) of the Bard himself (that's Mr. William Shakespeare for those maybe not in the know)!  Yes, Flowstone Press, an imprint of Left Fork Books, is pleased to announce our next book, available today: a collection from the irrepressible Judith Arcana. Announcements from the Planetarium examines aging and

Exciting news to share:  Part of Left Fork's mission is to celebrate our little corner of the world (and our little corner of Oregon). Since 1994, there has been no finer chronicle of the history of southern Oregon's Takilma community, than the Takilma Common Ground. And so, I’m happy to announce the release of the Takilma Common Ground Anthology, Volume 1.