Riverdale Avenue Books
Riverdale is an award winning, innovative hybrid publisher at the leading edge of the changes in the publishing industry. We publish e-books, print, and audio books weekly under eight imprints: Riverdale Pop, pop culture titles; Riverdale/Magnus Books, the award-winning imprint of LGBT titles; Riverdale Dagger, a mystery thriller imprint, Riverdale HSF, a horror, science fiction and fantasy line; Riverdale Truth, an erotic memoir line; Riverdale Desire, an erotica and erotic romance imprint, Riverdale Sports, a sports imprint and Riverdale Gaming, a gaming line. Started in 2011 by industry veteran Lori Perkins, Riverdale is a full service publisher, with a foreign rights and film agency department. Visit us at www.RiverdaleAveBooks.com.RAB is the 2014 BiPublisher of the Year from the Bi-Writers Association.
Riverdale Avenue Books was created to give readers the same immediate gratification they have come to expect from all forms of entertainment. Each RAB imprint represents a genre that we believe is consumable and will keep our readers coming back for more. We will give readers the books they cRAVE.
Lori Perkins , Publisher, has worked in the publishing industry for more than 25 years as a journalist, editor, author, and literary agent. Originally a journalist who owned a newspaper in Manhattan, Perkins has been a literary agent for two decades, with 8 titles on the NewYork Times best seller list. She was awarded the Outstanding Achievement as an Author Representative from Romantic Times Magazine as well as The Agent of the Year Award from the Romance Writers of America’s NYC chapter. Perkins wrote The Insider's Guide to Getting an Agent (Writers Digest Books), has edited twenty erotica anthologies and more than 100 erotic novels, as well as published erotica under a pseudonym. She has taught writing and editing as an adjunct professor at NYU's Center for Publishing for two decades. She can be reached at lori@RiverdaleAveBooks.com.
Don Weise , Editorial Director of Riverdale/Magnus, has twenty years of publishing experience, the majority of which has been devoted to LGBT literature. He's served as Publisher of Alyson Books and Senior Editor at Carroll & Graf Publishers and Cleis Press. Don was named by Publishers Weekly as an industry "Change Maker" and listed among Out Magazine's "100 Most Intriguing Gay Men and Lesbians" of the Year. Don also sits on the board of the Lambda Literary Foundation and is a published author. He can be reached at don@RiverdaleAveBooks.com.
Joseph Pittman , Editorial Director of Dagger, Riverdale’s mystery and thriller imprint, is a 20-year plus veteran of the publishing industry, having held editorial posts at Bantam Books and NAL/Signet, served as Executive Editor at Alyson Books, Editorial Director for the start-up imprint Vantage Point, and as an editor for Bookspan. Joseph has also served as Contracts Manager for the Berkley Publishing Group, and Publishing Coordinator for E-Reads and is also a published author. He can be reached at joseph@RiverdaleAveBooks.com.
Judi Fennell , Formatting and Production Manager, is an award-winning, multi-talented publishing professional who has written many novels and also knows how to format and upload them. Currently, she is the author of nine romances novels and runs a freelance formatting and production business. www.formatting4U.com
Between the Covers
is our branded erotica and erotic romance reading series. Our Downtown Series is held at People Lounge (163 Allen Street, New York City) on the first Friday of every Month at 7pm and our Uptown Series is held at An Beal Bocht (445 West 238th Street, Riverdale, NY), on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7pm. RAB is the only Publisher in New York City with its own reading series open to all authors of erotica and erotic romance.
If you will be in the area at the time we are holding a reading event, we would love to feature you. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, you can see our blog at BTC Blog.
Riverdaleavebooks.blogspot.com is our blog where we post calls for anthologies and books on a regular basis.