Amber Atiya is a multidisciplinary poet whose work incorporates performance, book arts, and visual arts. She is a co-organizer of the D.I.Y. Chapbook Challenge.
Belladonna* publishes and promotes the work of writers who are adventurous, experimental, politically involved, multi-form, multicultural, multi-gendered, impossible to define, unpredictable, and dangerous with language. Since our founding in 1999 as a reading and salon series at Bluestockings Bookstore, Belladonna has grown into a publisher of chaplets, chapbooks, and full-length books of poetry and multi-genre writing, with a particular focus on fostering the work of emerging authors.
The Bettys is an art collective creating a space IRL, online and in print with the focus of underrepresented non male artists.
Black Sun Lit is a print and digital literary press that endeavors to introduce, promote, and support both emerging and experienced authors whose work has little representation—or minimal exposure—in a reading world largely governed by commercial publishing. Based in Brooklyn, NY, Black Sun Lit proposes a renewed aestheticism that values beauty—not communication or representation—as the end of literature, and publishes prose, poetry, essays, and works in translation that demonstrate an avant-garde sensibility.
#BLKGRLSWURLD is a bi-annual zine run by artist Christina Long and her younger brother and sister since 2013. As a trio of artists and writers they are known as Trifecta Studios. Being young African American metalheads sharing their love of the Metalcore music scene, they post footage from live shows and host open calls for art and prose. The zine is international and open to anyone who supports women in the heavy music scene – Be it on the stage or in the crowd! #heavygirlsloveheavymusic
Brain Washing From Phone Towers is a series of informative and entertaining Informational Pamphlets produced by hand on a seasonal basis.These small-scale publications combine text (handset in metal type) and image (carved in wood or linoleum) produced via obsolete technology in editioned works which are distributed at will to a chosen audience. The content of the series aims for historical interest, commemorative intent and a healthy dose of humor, and the distribution methods are based on the values of the gift economy.
Cardboard House Press is a nonprofit press specializing in bilingual editions of Spanish and Latin American Poetry, handmade art books, and chapbooks.
DoubleCross Press is a publisher of small-run handmade poetry chapbooks and essays on small press culture. Founded in 2008 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, DoubleCross has been based in Brooklyn since 2012.
Endless Editions is a publishing and curatorial project devoted to producing material by and for emerging artists.
harlequin creature is a not-for-profit small press imprint founded by meghan forbes in new york in 2011. hc puts out hand-made periodical publications, chapbooks, and broadsides several times a year, and hosts literary events in cities across the united states. hc is a collaborative platform that welcomes suggestions for cooperative publishing projects, and also pairs with a variety of public institutions to conduct innovative creative writing and art-making workshops.
Homos in Herstory: Queer zines & comix about – – history, lesbian jesus, and so so much more!
J. Expressions is a popup mobile library/bookshop project dedicated to promoting literary artists and literary culture in Southeast Queens.
THE MISSION behind Louffa Press is to foster a venue for limited edition, collectible, handmade chapbooks and artist books by a wide array of authors and artists whose voices must be heard; to introduce new and innovative flash fiction, short stories, poetry, and those forms less easily classified; to put forth into the world precious artifacts that embody in their physical form a meticulously tailored and individualist aesthetic.
The Operating System is a radical open access experimental arts organization and publisher focusing on underrepresented voices, mixed-genre, avant-garde, and politically critical work, as well as on infrastructure building and archival documentation across creative disciplines.