From the introduction to a new edition of Charles W. Chesnutt's "The Marrow of Tradition," published by Belt Publishing.
A fresh take on Harold Frederic's nineteenth-century novel.
By Elizabeth Catte How Ida Tarbell came to write The History of the Standard Oil Company—her landmark 1904 muckraking exposé [...]
By Kelsey Ronan On September 22nd, Flint native Connor Coyne will launch a novel twenty-two years in the making. The [...]
Seven Years In Indianapolis — An essay from ‘Red State Blues: Stories from Midwestern Life on the Left’
From the forthcoming Belt anthology “Red State Blues: Stories from Midwestern Life on the Left.” By Allison Lynn When I [...]
Belt Publishing will be compiling an anthology of essays about Minneapolis in 2019 as part of our City Anthology Series. [...]
[A letter from the publisher] I spent the bulk of the 1990s in graduate school, reading novels, mainly American ones, [...]
Belt Publishing will be publishing an anthology of essays about Midwestern architecture in 2019. Alexandra Lange, architecture critic for Curbed [...]
This book is an extension of our friendship; an extension of our ongoing work. To start, we are longtime friends — since third grade. We have known each other for decades. In fact, our first collaborative activist effort was in sixth grade.
We all think we know what the suburbs are like: affluent, conservative, orderly, and a bit dull. To describe a [...]
Opening a whiskey distillery was a lark for our family, an idea inspired by a bout of wine drinking while visiting family ice vineyards on a trip to Canada. We are not a family of barflies. We are a family that loves great food and drink, history, and our region of western Pennsylvania.
The Maumee River does not begin.