Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 11 Jun, 2018 - 12:08
We appreciated having Ciara Myton join our team for five Tuesdays as a volunteer. Ciara has finished her second year of a publishing degree at Oxford Brookes University, and leant her friendliness and skills to our office.
Her work towards updating prices and ‘See Inside’ book excerpts on our website was a helpful contribution. She also helped start the mountainous task of cataloguing foreign-language editions of Windhorse Pubs titles. Finally, she researched target audiences for our upcoming new book I’ll...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 22 May, 2018 - 09:59
Work with Triratna for the Dharma!
We are looking for a Communications Coordinator. The general objectives of this position are maintaining and developing digital and print marketing campaigns to increase sales of Windhorse books on the website, and maintaining and developing publicity campaigns, specifically with online and social media contacts, Triratna centre bookshops, the general press, Buddhist press, and the book trade.
Post: Communications Coordinator
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Responsible to: Publishing Director
Start date: June-July 2018
This position is based in Cambridge. If you are interested, please email priyananda.joseph [at] windhorsepublications.com for more information and an application pack.
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 - 10:30
We are pleased to announce the release of four new volumes of the The Complete Works of Sangharakshita. A way to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the Triratna Buddhist Order is to celebrate writings and teachings of the founder of the movement. The Complete Works include all previously published work by Sangharakshita, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time.
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 - 12:21
We are looking forward to the release of four new volumes of the The Complete Works of Sangharakshita in early April. This coincides with celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Triratna Order by Sangharakshita.
The Complete Works include all previously published work by Sangharakshita, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time. This collection represents the definitive edition of his life’s work as a Buddhist writer and teacher.
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 22 Mar, 2018 - 15:40
This year started with a ‘bang’ for us with two new releases. A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha by Bhikkhu Anālayo aims to help meditators gain inspiration and guidance by following the Buddha’s journey. Wild Awake hopes to inspire and support people who are going out into nature and/or reflecting in solitude. The first review of Wild Awake by Middle Way Society is glowing.
New Books This Summer
We are looking forward to two new books coming out this summer.
Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. Note our book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June, so books will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe.
In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 4 Jan, 2018 - 12:16
We hope you had a good start to the new year. We’d like to share some of the highlights coming up for Windhorse Publications in 2018.
The Complete Works of Sangharakashita
Four new volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita are coming in March, in time for celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the Triratna Order, which was founded by Sangharakshita. These are:
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 28 Dec, 2017 - 11:33
As the year draws to a close, we would like to look back on some of the highlights for our small Publishing House in 2017.
The Complete Works of Sangharakshita – Following the launch of Dr. Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism I, three new volumes were published in March: The Three Jewels II, Mahayana Myths and Stories, and The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong. Nearly 200 subscriptions for the whole set of the Complete Works have been taken out, with the Hardback + eBook...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:40
We are pleased to announce a new staff member. Amanda Katz recently joined our small team as Customer Service Assistant. This is a new role, as our book production manager, Michelle, was covering these types of queries. As our sales and reach have grown, so has the customer service role.
Amanda brings a wealth of skills to us. Her previous jobs include working for Windhorse Publications and Urthona Journal as a freelance proofreader. She has helped out as a bookshop assistant at...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 19 Dec, 2017 - 13:26
We have good news to share. We are pleased to announce that A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha by Bhikkhu Anālayo has just been released. Sponsors should have received their eBook copies already, and paperback copies are on their way. (Thank you, sponsors.)
A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha is by Anālayo, a scholar of early Buddhism, and a Buddhist monk. The book follows the Buddha’s journey through life, particularly as a meditator . Each chapter concludes with suggestions to support meditation practices.