Publishing meaningful books and stories

Hidden Timber Books is a new small publisher dedicated to publishing meaningful books and stories. Its inaugural title, The Adventures of a Sparrow Named Stanley (a children’s picture book), was published in 2016, and Family Stories from the Attic, an anthology of family narratives based on ancestral diaries, letters, and other documents, will be released in April of 2017.

Lisa Rivero, publisher of Hidden Timber Books, grew up in rural South Dakota, near the Hidden Timber community on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. She has an M.A. in literary studies and now lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she has worked as a writer and book indexer for over 20 years. Lisa is the author of several articles and books for readers of all ages, including Creative Homeschooling (Glyph Best Education Book), A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Teens, and the children’s historical novel about pioneering African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, Oscar’s Gift. Her young adult book, Smart Teens’ Guide to Living with Intensity, was a National Indie Excellence Award finalist and Glyph Award Winner for both Best Juvenile/Young Adult-Nonfiction Book and Best Psychology/Self-Help Book.