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Under the Blue Moon

Five Directions Press announces the publication of Joan Schweighardt’s contemporary novel, Under the Blue Moon. You can find out more on the book page. Joan also talks about her new novel in this interview with Occhi Magazine. To order the book from, click here. It will also be available in print through IngramSpark.

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Interview with C. P. Lesley

We released C. P. Lesley’s latest Songs of Steppe & Forest novel, Song of the Storyteller, in January 2023. Listen to her chatting with G.P. Gottlieb about the novel and the real-life bride show (for Ivan the Terrible, no less) that drives the action during this interview for the New Books Network.

Claudia Long's New Novel

In addition to her historical novels published through Five Directions Press, Claudia H. Long is also working on a contemporary mystery series featuring two sisters dealing with the long-term impact of the Holocaust on their family. The latest book, Our Lying Kin, appeared in early 2023 from Kasva Press. Find out more in our online newsletter interview with her and from her podcast interview on New Books in Literature, hosted by G.P. Gottlieb.

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The three founders of Five Directions Press,

at work with our usual seriousness.

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