Publisher, Small Beer Press
Gavin J. Grant runs Small Beer Press, an independent press based in Massachusetts, whose books have been awarded the Philip K. Dick, Shirley Jackson, Hugo, and Locus Awards, as well as selected as the best of the year by Time Magazine, Salon, Booklist, Village Voice, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others. About half of Small Beer’s list is available as ebooks and five titles have been released online under the Creative Commons license. Since 1996 he has (with Kelly Link) edited and published Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, a twice-yearly small press zine. Del Rey published The Best of LCRW. From 2003-8 Grant and Link edited the fantasy half of The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror.
Originally from Scotland, Grant moved to the USA in 1991 and has worked in bookshops in Los Angeles and Boston and for BookSense.com. He has written for the Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, Strange Horizons, and Time Out New York, among others.
The Future of Publishing
as author at MIT World Series: Media in Transition 6: Stone and Papyrus, Storage and Transmission,
together with: Geoffrey Long (moderator), Jennifer Jackson, Jennifer Jackson, Robert Miller, Bob Stein,