Category: Book Publishing

Washington Post Feature About Rescuers Who Buy Dogs at Auctions

My story is he first time that anyone has ever documented—in dollars and cents—the multimillion-dollar river of cash that is flowing from rescue nonprofits, shelters and dog-advocacy groups through auctions into the pockets of dog breeders.

Two Award Nominations from the Dog Writers Association of America

I’m humbled and honored to share the news that my book The Dog Merchants has been named one of four finalists for Best Reference Book of 2016 in the Dog Writers Association of America Writing Competition. It’s also a privilege to have one of…

We Have Liftoff!

The official publication date has arrived for “The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers.”

My First Adapted Article from “The Dog Merchants”

Salon.com publishes the first adapted article from The Dog Merchants book by Kim Kavin.

More Cute Puppies! Promo Video for My New Site, DogMerchants.com

Listen to the Smirking Yorkie: Extended Version of My New Book’s Promo Video

Now Open for Pre-Order: My New Book, The Dog Merchants

Release of the official cover art for The Dog Merchants book by Kim Kavin.

My First Coffee-Table Book

Amazon.com has just made my first coffee-table book available for pre-order. It’s from “The Stylish Life” series by TeNeues, with a focus on yachts. Though I do often take the photographs that run with my articles in yachting magazines, for this book I contributed…

“Little Boy Blue” Earns 100th Customer Review

Some writers obsess about their books’ customer reviews on Amazon.com. I’m not willing to put myself in that category, but I will admit to being excited about Little Boy Blue receiving its 100th customer review recently on the site. There’s just something about the…

“Little Boy Blue” Published in Korean

This is a first for me, having one of my books published in a foreign language. If it were in French, Italian, or Spanish, then I would be able to puzzle out at least a few of the sentences and paragraphs, but the first…

“Little Boy Blue” Named Best Pet Book of 2012

ForeWord Reviews, which features books by independent and smaller publishing houses, has just announced the winners of its 2012 Book of the Year Contest. I am thrilled to announce that Little Boy Blue took first prize, earning the gold medal in the pet-book category….

An Op-Ed Generating Predictable, and Unfortunate, Response

I wrote an op-ed piece titled “The Good, the Bad, and the Biters” that ran in yesterday’s Boston Globe Magazine. It’s about new rules that the state of Massachusetts is about to announce in public hearings, rules that would require rescue groups to assess…