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7 Reasons Why I’m Launching God of The Desert Books…

Go West, Young Man!

Despite my deep disappointments in my first decade working in the publishing world, I am going to keep at it primarily because I still very much believe in the group of authors and books assembled at Liberty Island and the broader network I have developed since starting as a full-time “new media troublemaker” in 2009. I’ve met so many wonderful writers and want to offer them a platform and publishing home base where they will be respected and honored, their work cherished and celebrated.

The Death and Resurrection of Liberty Island Books

A new beginning is coming…

For the last six months Liberty Island Books has been on hiatus while the editorial team and I developed plans for a relaunch. This has taken longer than the initial weeks anticipated because on September 16, 2021 I was the victim of criminal violence which has resulted in often debilitating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms. Efforts to heal and pursue justice for the crimes committed against me have slowed down plans to begin publishing new titles. However, at this point I am ready to announce how we will move forward and the new team who will be aiding us in doing so.

Press Release: Liberty Island Books Relaunching in 2021 with New Leadership, Exciting Books, and a Growing Editorial Team

An announcement about the future

June 3, 2021 – New York, New York – Liberty Island Media Group announced today that David M. Swindle, an editor for the publishing company since 2015, is taking over operations as the new owner, Editor-in-Chief, and Publisher.