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Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts
Hawthorne Books is an independent literary press based in Portland, Oregon. We publish good books, mostly in the American literary fiction and narrative non-fiction sections, though we're always looking for good international titles. If we specialize in anything, it's in finding superb writing which might be overlooked by larger houses, and giving it the attention it deserves. Since 2002, Hawthorne titles have been consistently shortlisted for respected literary awards. And we've won more than a few of them. More importantly, we have developed a loyal community of readers and writers.
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