Macher Lord Press’s new owner as of this year answers some questions about the publisher purchase at his website.
Christian fantasy/sci-fi fan and literary agent Steve Laube said little will change at Marcher Lord Press at present.
The goal is to publish the best. Nothing changes in that regard. There are some tremendous writers already in the MLP catalog and we hope to continue those relationships. We will also be looking for new voices as well as those that are already established.
No details yet on how Marcher Lord would change in the future. But for would-be new Marcher Lord authors: for now, the submission guidelines stay the same.
Laube also responded — though with fewer details than some would like — to questions about the Hinterlands “mature content” imprint, and Amish Vampires in Space, not being part of the purchase.
[Hinterlands] and all those titles have been sold by Jeff Gerke to a third party and will likely reappear under a new publishing name in the near future.
Amish Vampires in Space was not part of Hinterlands and is a well written book (no surprise considering Kerry Neitz is the author). Jeff Gerke, Kerry Neitz, and I discussed this prior to my purchasing MLP. While we have differing opinions on its publication, ultimately it would not have been a book I would have published had I been the publisher. The title has reverted to Kerry and the book is still available for sale in most major online outlets.