Wyatt-MacKenzie Goes Green with Hot New Publishing Technologies and Spring 2009 Releases

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Oregon indie press Wyatt-MacKenzie is embracing Espresso Book Machine technology, NetGalley paper-free review copy distribution, and producing an evergreen roster of Spring titles and upcoming Fall hits.

It's a healthy Spring harvest for Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing -- everything's coming up green.

-- Two Innovative Green Publishing Technologies --

Wyatt-MacKenzie titles are now available from Book Espresso Machines(R) around the world. This brand new on-location printing and binding machine is like an ATM for books. Publisher Nancy Cleary states, "I've been looking forward to telling all of my authors -- even those whose titles have been backlisted or couldn't garner enough media to rent bookstore shelf space -- that their books are now available in bookstores internationally, and truly their books can be ordered and printed in minutes!"

Wyatt-MacKenzie advance review copies are now available from NetGalley.com -- the premier online electronic galley resource for the publishing industry. Reviewers, media, bloggers, journalists, librarians, booksellers and educators are all using NetGalley to read and request galleys for free -- without wasting paper, ink, postage or the publicity department's energy.

-- Fresh 2009 Wyatt-MacKenzie Spring Releases --

Suzanne Kamata assembled twenty established and emerging women writers from around the world in CALL ME OKAASAN: ADVENTURES IN MULTICULTURAL MOTHERING to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child across two or more cultures. Publisher Nancy Cleary exclaimed, "Sending out contributor copies was an international operation -- the author is in Japan and contributors traversed the United States, Israel, France, Japan, Germany, Australia and Great Britain." Motherworldblog reviews, "Très relevant."

Wyatt-MacKenzie welcomes the second dad to their list -- THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION: HUMOIRS OF A DIVORCED DAD is from award-winning essayist and screenwriter Joel Schwartzberg, recently interviewed in Newsweek [http://www.newsweek.com/id/192463 . "A great read for all fathers!" reviews Rachel Sarah, author of SINGLE MOM SEEKING. Schwartzberg has been published in The New York Times Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, The Star Ledger, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, and he blogs for The Huffington Post.

The long-awaited follow-up to ATTRACTING PERFECT CUSTOMERS THE POWER OF STRATEGIC SYNCHRONICITY (Berrett-Koehler, 2001) will be released by Wyatt-MacKenzie -- BEE-ing ATTRACTION: WHAT LOVE HAS TO DO WITH BUSINESS & MARKETING adds a deeper level of understanding to this ground-breaking marketing model with personal experiences and step-by-step processes to succeed in this new economy.

Inspired by Taoist philosophy, THE WAY OF JOY is a profound and practical system for conscious living from Vicki Dello Joio, a 40-year chi kung practitioner and master teacher. Learn how Joy can fuel your life, guide every choice you make, and sustain you even in your most challenging times.

Finding happiness is easy, and it doesn't take a lot of money to do it. A FINE MESS: LIVING & PARENTING SIMPLER, GREENER, CHEAPER & WISER by Michelle Kennedy Hogan (author of WITHOUT A NET: MIDDLE CLASS AND HOMELESS WITH KIDS IN AMERICA (Viking, 2005) teaches families how to live economically and eco-friendly without a lot of the things many people believe are necessary in this modern world.

-- Planting Seeds for "Firsts" in Fall Books --

Wyatt-MacKenzie will release their first novel this Fall -- BREATHE THE SKY is inspired by the life and death of Amelia Earhart beautifully written by award-winning author Chandra Prasad. This release will be in October, to coincide with the major motion picture "Amelia" starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere and Ewan McGregor.

The very first of its kind -- CHARTER SCHOOLS: THE ULTIMATE HANDBOOK FOR PARENTS from Karin Piper will be released in November for all parents with questions about the charter school movement, this comprehensive book provides answers from parents, teachers, community members and legislators.

The first book to explore the Nobel Prize winning experience, take a trip to Stockholm in REINDEER WITH KING GUSTAF: WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR SPOUSE WINS THE NOBEL PRIZE by Anita Laughlin, debuting in October for the annual Nobel ceremonies. Advance reading copies available for this Fall 2009 title at NetGalley.com. Publisher Nancy Cleary adds, "This is one of the most entertaining, and eye-opening books we've published!. It's a world none of us could imagine -- our spouse discovering the formula for anti-matter, and then winning the Nobel Prize in physics -- and flying off to have dinner with the King and Queen of Sweden. This will be a fun gift for mates over the holidays!"

-- About Wyatt-MacKenzie --

Wyatt-MacKenzie is the leading independent press of mom writers known for providing an unparalleled author experience. Publisher Nancy Cleary is profiled in Susan Harrow's newest edition of "How To Get Book on Oprah" -- featured on CNBC's "The Oprah Effect" showing this month: Saturday, June 6th 11p ET, Monday, June 8th 1a ET, Sunday, June 14th 8p ET.

-- Wyatt-MacKenzie's Recent Book Awards --

Wyatt-MacKenzie had two finalists in ForeWord Magazine's 2008 Book-of-the-Year contest: in the Career category -- Lisa Orrell's MILLENNIALS INCORPORATED, and in the Parenting category -- Laurie A. Couture's INSTEAD OF MEDICATING AND PUNISHING. Suzanne Kamata's CALL ME OKAASAN already garnered a Grand Prize Winner in the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

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