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Shelf Media Group

Shelf Media Group is the publisher of Shelf Unbound indie book review and Podster, a magazine for podcast listeners, as well as host of the annual Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition and the Podster “Best Undiscovered Podcast” Competition. Shelf Media’s Podcast Network features interesting conversations about books and the arts. Shelf Media is the 2015 and 2016 Maggie Award Winner for Best Digital Magazine.

Shelf Unbound

Shelf Unbound indie book review magazine features the best of small press and self-published books.


Podster is a magazine for podcast listeners and serves as a curator for the best of known and unknown podcasts.

Girl + Book

Shelf Media Group's digital young adult community designed to connect readers with YA authors and books.

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Interview: Kevin Morris, Author of White Man’s Problems

Shelf Unbound: You’re a highly successful Hollywood entertainment attorney, and you won a Tony for co-producing Book of Mormon. Why add writing to the mix at this point in ...

Interview: Dale Herd, Author of Empty Pockets

shelfunbound What’s a typical starting point for you in writing a story, for example Felicia and David visiting a college friend in New York City, and David’s unease with ...