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We’re seeing stars!

2023 was a dazzling year for Astra Books for Young Readers, with 18 starred books across our children’s imprints! Here’s to celebrating our constellation of titles that released this past... Read More

Why? A wordless book about war

Helping Kids Understand War

WHY? is a wordless picture book by Nikolai Popov to help parents, teachers, and caretakers tackle the sensitive topics of conflict and war. Read More

Sophie Burnham

Announcing Sophie Burnham’s Groundbreaking Trilogy, SARGASSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Navah Wolfe at DAW Books Acquires Sophie Burnham’s Groundbreaking Trilogy, SARGASSA New York, NY (September 19, 2023): DAW Books is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Sargassa, the first book of... Read More

HER SIDE OF THE STORY by Alba de Céspedes, Translated by Jill Foulston: A Reading Group Guide

Explore and download the reading group guide. Praise for Her Side of the Story by Alba de Céspedes, Translated by Jill Foulston “De Cespedes’ work has lost none of its subversive... Read More

Creators’ Corner: Eliza Kinkz

Meet Eliza! Eliza Kinkz is a Tejana artist who illustrated Papa’s Magical Water-Jug Clock, written by comedian Jesús Trejo. The book is a hilarious day in the life of Little Jesús and his... Read More

Sheila Gilbert Retirement

Celebrating Sheila Gilbert’s 53 years at DAW!

A huge thank you to Sheila Gilbert for incredible contributions to the science fiction and fantasy community. Sheila retired from her position as co-publisher of DAW on June 30th, and... Read More

I WENT TO SEE MY FATHER by Kyung-Sook Shin, Translated by Anton Hur: A Reading Group Guide

Explore and download the reading group guide. Praise for I Went To See My Father by Kyung-Sook Shin, Translated by Anton Hur “A powerful and haunting novel about family, war,... Read More

Announcing THE FLOATING HOTEL by Grace Curtis

Announcing THE FLOATING HOTEL by Grace Curtis

Grace Curtis’s FLOATING HOTEL, a cozy science fiction novel that follows a floating hotel in space, along with the colorful personalities of the staff and guests, and a mystery that... Read More

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Patrick Rothfuss in Conversation – The Narrow Road Between Desires Virtual Conversation Series

Leading up to the publication of The Narrow Road Between Desires, Patrick Rothfuss has invited esteemed authors to join him in conversation about books, plus this, that, and the other... Read More

Rivermouth by Alejandra Oliva, Book Club Discussion Guide

RIVERMOUTH by Alejandra Oliva: A Book Club Discussion Guide

Explore and download the reading group guide. Praise for Rivermouth: A Chronicle of Language, Faith, and Migration by Alejandra Oliva “I am fascinated by translation both in theory and practice... Read More

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