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About Shadelandhouse Modern Press: Shadelandhouse Modern Press, LLC is a Lexington, Kentucky-based, women-owned and family-operated business committed to the advancement of established and emerging writers, excellence in publishing, and the production of high quality, entertaining, and artistic books. We publish authentic and compelling books for adults and young readers, including nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. Shadelandhouse Modern Press debuted in 2016-2017 with two award-winning legal nonfiction history and true crime books. Our first book for young readers, Under the Ocelot Sun / Bajo el sol Ocelote, will be released on July 14, 2020. We believe that adults and children should have access to authentic and relevant stories that reflect diverse backgrounds, interests, and cultures.

We are a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association, an associate member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, an associate member of the American Library Association, and a sustainer member of the Academy of American Poets. Our founder/publisher has more than forty years of combined experience as an educator, lawyer, higher education administrator, and publisher. For more information about our current titles and authors, visit our website smpbooks.com and follow us on Facebook (@shadelandhouse), Instagram (@shadelandhouse_modern_press), and Twitter (@smp_books).