Jun 04, 2014
Article from the Des Moines Restier: Paul Ingram: Iowa’s Literary Tastemaker by Mike Kilen Paul Ingram described Clerihews as poems derived from manic episodes and a “Tourette’s-like explosion” of rhyme, mockery and a famous person’s name. Shortly after sitting down for an interview in his Iowa City home, this well-read, longtime book buyer at...
Apr 11, 2014
Deeper Understanding April 11th, Shelf Awareness Robert Gray: Paul Ingram’s Lost Clerihews Found First, a confession: I did not know what a clerihew was until I learned that Ice Cube Press would be publishing The Lost Clerihews of Paul Ingram July 1 (shipping June 15). On the other hand, I did know that the author is a legendary bookseller...
Feb 20, 2014
Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies in Word & Image features photos by Stephen Locke and poems by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, to be published by Ice Cube Press. To make the book widely-affordable, support a wonderful small press, and make our dreams come true, we ask for your help Please check out the Indiegogo Campaign and help make this book a reality.
Feb 19, 2014
Ice Cube Press author Patrick Irelan was profiled in the North Liberty Leader & Solon Economist newspaper. Winning over another area of the nation with his well-told, humor rich stories of life in the Middle West The book profiled is The Miracle Boy Here’s the link
Jan 20, 2014
At the invitation of US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Mary Swander performed Farmscape as a one-woman show during a USDA retreat at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV. She received a standing ovation. Secretary Vilsack introduced Swander and offered commentary after...
Dec 20, 2013
We wanted to remind, refresh, invigorate, role-model, show off a little, and in general make it clear that it is still possible to start and operate a small business in this day and age without help from governments, without loans, without...
Nov 19, 2013
Check out this recent article on Ice Cube Press owner, entrepreneur, publisher Steve Semken Motto of the Ice Cube Press: Read Local Article below by Mike Kilen, Des Moines Register, State Edition The subject is usually food when Iowans discuss buying local. “My idea of local,” counters Steve Semken, “is reading...
Oct 14, 2013
In a small piece about the Iowa City Book Festival Ice Cube Press publisher Steve Semken is included speaking about the value of books and writing and reading. Watch at http://www.kwwl.com/story/23676461/2013/10/12/iowa-city-celebrates-books-with-a-weekend-of-literature Ice Cube Press and Iowa City Book Festival
Sep 14, 2013
The Miracle Boy by Patrick Irelan, published by the Ice Cube Press gets two national reviews: Booklist, ALA, print edition http://www.booklistonline.com/The-Miracle-Boy-Patrick-Irelan/pid=6199365 Foreword Reviews, print edition, https://www.forewordreviews.com/reviews/the-miracle-boy/
Aug 19, 2013
Myth meets magic realism in Robert Gish’s Cedar Valley-based novel By MELODY PARKER, email@example.com CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Author Robert Gish admits a perverse fondness for the villains he writes about in his latest book, “River of Ghosts: A Cedar Valley Odyssey,” particularly Edmund. A skinny, young miscreant,...