Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World
2.13.61 -Excellent publishing house run by punk legend Henry Rollins.
AK Press–Publishing & Distribution -Worker-run, collectively-managed anarchist publishing and distribution since 1990.
Archipelago Books -a not-for-profit literary press dedicated to promoting cross-cultural exchange through international literature in translation.
Arsenal Pulp Press -Arsenal’s list consists of unsentimental, alternative narratives that subvert or cross genres.
Bellevue Literary Press - Bellevue Literary Press has been publishing prize-winning books since 2007 and is the first and only nonprofit press dedicated to literary fiction and nonfiction at the intersection of the arts and sciences.
Canongate Books -Award-winning, Scotland-based, independent publisher of great writing from around the world.
Chelsea Green Publishing -A political and enviornmental publisher that has been printing on recycled paper since 1985.
Chronicle Books -The San Francisco-based publisher of innovative art, humor, and literary titles.
Cinco Puntos Press -El Paso–based independent publishing house.
City Lights Publishers -Publishers of cutting-edge contemporary literature and brilliant new nonfiction.
Coach House Books -Toronto-based publishers of innovative fiction, poetry, film and drama, and select nonfiction.
Coffee House Press -Coffee House Press has grown from a poetry magazine and letterpress to one of the premier nonprofit literary publishers in the nation.
Dalkey Archive Press -A nonprofit publisher whose US presence is located at University of Illinois, Champaign.
Dzanc Books -A nonprofit publisher associated with online literature publication The Collagist.
Elixir Press -Denver-based publisher of poetry and literary fiction.
Haymarket Books -Haymarket Books is a nonprofit, progressive book distributor and publisher, a project of the Center for Economic Research and Social Change.
Kaladar Books -Independent, women- and minority-owned publisher of fantasy and science fiction, based in San Francisco.
Ludlow Press -The new home of cutting-edge literature.
Melville House Books -The Brooklyn publishing house that emerged from the MobyLives book blog.
Mud Luscious Press -A printing house with an online quarterly component.
OR Books -Outstanding books from a company with a revolutionary business model.
Other Press -The independent publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and academic works.
Saqi Books -Saqi Books is a London-based, independent publishing house of quality general interest and academic books on North Africa and the Middle East.
Serpent's Tail -Founded in 1986 by Pete Ayrton, Serpent’s Tail is an independent publisher that champions independent thinking.
Seven Stories Press -One of New York’s best independent book publishers.
Soft Skull Press -Vanguard publishers and punk agitators.
Soho Press -Independent publisher of crime and literary fiction.
Telegram Books -Launched in 2005, Telegram is committed to publishing the best in new and classic international writing, from debut novelists to established literary heavyweights.
Text Publishing -Melbourne, Australia–based publishers of a very broad range of fiction and nonfiction, international and local, books for adults and young adults.
Two Dollar Radio -Ohio-based publisher of literary fiction.
Ugly Duckling Presse -A volunteer-run nonprofit publishing and art house.
Welcome Books -A publishing house dedicated to developing illustrated books.
Workman Publishing -A medium-sized independent publisher with multiple imprints. Other Excellent Literary Sites
[PANK] Magazine -A monthly online lit mag part of the nonprofit literary arts collective [PANK].
BIRDFEAST -An online poetry quarterly.
Blog City Lights -The blog of City Lights, the San Francisco bookseller and publishing house.
booksXYZ -The nonprofit online bookstore supporting education.
decomP -A monthly online literary magazine, established in 2004.
Fictionaut -An online literary community that is part magazine and part network.
HTMLGIANT -A literary blog about more than just literature.
McSweeney's -Website and publishing house associated with 826 National writing & tutoring centers.
Monkeybicycle -A literary magazine updated twice a week online and printed twice a year.
Read All Day -Nina Sankovitch reviews one new book every day.
Reader's Circle -A great resource for book clubs & groups.
Small Press Distribution -Nurturing a cultural environment in which the literary arts are valued and sustained.
SmokeLong Quarterly -Flash fiction online literary magazine.
Sundog Lit -A literary magazine with both an online and print presence.
Superstition Review -Arizona State University’s online literary magazine.
The Kenyon Review -Kenyon College’s online and print literary magazine.
The Lit Pub -An online collection of constantly-updated book recommendations.
The Rumpus -Essays, reviews, advice, columns, and more, updated daily.
Used Furniture Review -An online magazine of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, music, and culture.
wigleaf -An online journal of fiction stories that are less than 1000 words.
Word Riot -An online magazine of writing, reviews, and author interviews. Music, Film + Art, Politics
Clown Crack -The Internet home of political cartoonist, Mr. Fish–upholder of truth and horseshit.
Girls Against Boys -Noise merchants.
Jade Tree Records -The finest in Delaware’s long, illustrious history of independent rock.
La Lutta New Media Collective -Community based group of creative activists providing new media technical assistance and production development including documentaries; digital video and multimedia in the areas of social justice and independent art/activism.
Los Angeles Free Press -The true alternative to corporate controlled media.
The Nation -The best weekly left-wing political journal in the country. National & international politics; arts; culture.
Truthdig -Cofounded by Robert Scheer, Truthdig is an award-winning news website that provides expert coverage of current affairs as well as a variety of thoughtful, provocative content assembled from a progressive point of view.
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