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Affinity Ebook Press NZ LTD
PO Box 71
Kingsland, TX 78639
Contact: Julie Meachen
Description: Affinity publishes lesbian fiction. Titles are available worldwide. Affinity is wholly owned by authors and the content of works will reflect their collective writing vision. Affinity joins the growing trend of companies publishing works of lesbian literature in the evolving market of electronic media (eBooks).
Alice James Books
238 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938
Description: The mission of Alice James Books, a cooperative poetry press, is to seek out and publish the best contemporary poetry by both established and beginning poets. Their objective is to give women access to publishing and to involve authors in the publishing process.
236 West Portal Avenue, #525
San Francisco, California 94127
Description: Artemis Press is an electronic publisher offering high quality, thought-provoking fiction and nonfiction e-books of interest to the worldwide women's community, specializing in lesbian stories.
Ash Tree Publishing
PO Box 64
Woodstock, NY 12498
Description: Ash Tree Publishing was founded in 1985. The books Ash Tree publish offer women simple, successful, and safe ways to regain and maintain health and vitality through menstruation, PMS, fertility & pregnancy, childbirth, breast health, cancer prevention, and menopause.
Aunt Lute Books
P.O. Box 410687
San Francisco, Ca 94141
Description: Aunt Lute Books is a nonprofit feminist press that publishes novels, short stories, anthologies and critical essays by women of color.
P.O. Box 10543
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Telephone/Fax: 800-729-4992 and 850-576-2370
Description: Bella Books introduces the next generation of lesbian fiction in the tradition begun by the Naiad Press. Bella publishes many of Naiad's most popular authors of lesbian romance and mystery, along with the work of promising debut writers.
Birds of Lace
Contact: Gina Abelkop, Carrie Murphy
Email: birdsoflace[no.spam*]gmail.com, fineryjournal[no.spam*]gmail.com
Description: Birds of Lace is a small, independent feminist press. Founded in 2005, Birds of Press brings attention to and publishes books by upcoming authors. The press also accepts submissions for its online journal Finery.
Bold Strokes Books
PO Box 249
Valley Falls, NY 12185
Description: Bold Strokes Books offers a diverse collection of lesbian-themed general and genre fiction.
P.O. Box B
Corvallis, OR 97339
Telephone: 541-753-9384 / 1-888-336-2665
Description: CALYX is an independent, non-profit publisher of contemporary writing and art by women. It seeks emerging writers and artists from diverse backgrounds. CALYX publishes fine literary and artistic work by women as a way to nurture women's creativity.
Endereço: SCS, Quadra 2, Bloco C, Ed. Goiás, Sala 602
Brasília - DF
Description: Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria, which translates to Feminist Center of Studies and Advisory Body, publishes informative booklets and bulletins to educate women about their rights. They are concerned with advocating feminism, citizenship and the well-being of women.
Chicory Blue Press
795 East St. North
Goshen, CT 06756
Contact: Sondra Zeidenstein
Description: Founded in 1987, Chicory Blue Press is a small, feminist literary press focusing on the strong voices of women over sixty.
Desert Palm Press
Email: Forms available on site
Description: Specializing in publishing lesbian fiction, Desert Palm Press is intent on producing quality stories that speak to the lives of the lesbian community.
35, rue Jacob
Tél : 01 42 22 60 74
Site Web: http://www.desfemmes.fr/
Description: La vocation profonde des éditions Des femmes et leur rôle ont toujours été de : rendre visible l'apport des femmes à tous les champs de la connaissance, de la pensée et de l'action, stimuler la création des femmes et leur désir d'entreprendre, enrichir le patrimoine culturel.
Description: The purpose of the publishing house Des femmes and its role has always been to make visible the contribution of women to every field of knowledge, of thought and of action, to encourage women’s creativity and their desire to undertake any endeavor, and enrich the cultural heritage.
Description: Emily Books is an independent press run by Emily Gould and Ruth Curry. Independently published books, usually written by women and calling attention to queer and women’s issues, are available for purchase, and the press also offers a subscription service which delivers one e-book per month that is personally selected and reviewed by Emily and Ruth. The books are available for purchase both as PDFs and hard copies.
The Feminist Press
365 5th Avenue, Suite 5406
New York, NY 10016
Description: The Feminist Press is a nonprofit literary and educational publisher, devoted to restoring the lost multicultural history and literature of women in the US and throughout the world through the publication of important books by and about women.
2232 South Maine Street, #272
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Description: Firebrand Books is an award-winning feminist and lesbian publishing house committed to producing quality work in a wide variety of genres by ethnically and racially diverse authors.
Contact: Charlie Finch
Description: UK based indie press specializing in women's literary fiction, including historical, romance, bi and lesbian and contemporary.
PO Box 93
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Contact: Michelle Sewell, Editor & Founder
Description: GirlChild Press publishes work that celebrates the triumph, defiance, and excellence of girls and women everywhere.
Honno Welsh Women's Press
c/o Canolfan Merched y Wawr
Unit 14 Creative Units
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Editor: Caroline Oakley (English language titles)
Fax: 01970 623150
Description: Honno Welsh Women's Press, established in 1986 by a group of women in Wales, aims to publish books by women in Wales. Book genres range from fiction, poetry, children's books, and autobiographical writing to reprints of classic titles in English and Welsh.
PO Box 794
Walker, LA 70785
Description: A traditional publishing company dedicated to providing some of the best publications within the lesbian community
3 Marunong Street
Brgy. Central, Quezon City
Description: For 36 years, Isis International has been working through media and information and communications technologies (ICTs) towards achieving women’s human rights and facilitating networking and information sharing of women’s movements in the global South.
Jane's Stories Press Foundation
5500 N 50 W
Fremont, IN 46737
Telephone: 1 800 603-6065
Description: Jane's Stories Press Foundation nurtures emerging and established writers who are underrepresented in the publishing industry, focusing on writing by women over 50 and under 24, and by women of color.
Kali for Women
(see Women Unlimited and Zebaan)
PO Box 42315
Tucson, AZ 85733-2315
240 N Court Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Contact: Lisa Bowden, Publisher
Email: lisa[no.spam*]korepress.com, korepress[no.spam*]korepress.org and editorial[no.spam*]korepress.org
Description: Kore Press is named for the idea that women are agents of change. This nonprofit press publishes passionate, experimental and often collaborative literature by diverse women whose perspectives don't often reach the mainstream. Provides a forum for established and emerging voices as well as writers from the past we would like to honor and remember.
38 Bellot Street
London SE10 0AQ
Description: KT Press is the publisher of n.paradoxa (ISSN: 1461-0424) and operates as a not-for-profit publishing company whose aim is to promote understanding of women artists and their work.
Les éditions de la Pleine Lune
223, 34e Avenue Lachine (Québec) H8T 1Z4
Description: Établie à Montréal depuis 1975, la Pleine Lune se consacre principalement à l'édition d'ouvrages québécois et canadiens, avec le souci constant de servir la littérature.
Description: Since its establishment in Montreal in 1975, la Pleine Lune dedicates itself mainly to the publishing of Canadian and Quebecois works with the constant aim to always serve literature.
Les éditions du Remue-ménage
110, rue Sainte-Thérèse, bureau 501
Montréal (Québec) H2Y IE6
Tél: (514) 876-0097
Télécopier: (514) 876-7951
Description: La maison d’édition, dont le nom rappelle le mouvement, l’énergie, le chambardement, n’a jamais cessé de publier des ouvrages visant à faire bouger les idées reçues. … Ainsi, notre mandat consiste toujours à soutenir et à faire avancer la réflexion sur la condition des femmes d’ici et d’ailleurs.
Description: The publishing house, whose name suggests movement, energy, and complete disorder, never stopped publishing works that seek to question long-established ways of thinking. Thus, our task always involves supporting and furthering scrutiny of the feminine condition here and elsewhere.
1 Newton Farm Cottages
Description: Linen press is a small press in Edinburgh, Scotland, run entirely by women and is dedicated to publishing brilliant and inspiring books by female writers.
362 Chestnut Hill Road
Woodstock, NY 12498
Description: Mayapple Press is a small press established in 1978 by poet and editor Judith Kerman. Mayapple Press takes a special interest in Great Lakes Regional poetry and poetry by women. Most publications are in chapbook format.
New Victoria Publishers
2455 W. Warner Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Description: Founded in 1976, New Victoria publishes from 8 to 10 books a year, mostly fiction, including mystery, romance and adventure.
Onlywomen Press, Ltd.
40 St. Lawrence Terrace
London, W10 5ST
Description: Independent publishers since 1974, Onlywomen Press publishes feminist fiction, non-fiction theory and poetry, which question heterosexual orthodoxies and challenges gender inequalities. Lesbian authors are given priority.
P.O. Box 487
Ashfield, MA 01330
Description: A not-for-profit press, publishing work by women that has been neglected or misrepresented by the literary world. Publishes 2-3 books a year.
The Post Apollo Press
35 Marie Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
Description: Founded in Sausalito, CA in 1982, the Post Apollo Press specializes in writing by women. Published writers include internationally-known poets Etel Adnan & Anne-Marie Alblach.
P.O. Box 15571
Washington, DC 20003
Description: RedBone Press publishes work that celebrates the culture of black lesbians and further promotes understanding between black gays and lesbians and the black mainstream.
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
P.O. Box 374
Editor: Cultural Committee of RAWA
Description: RAWA publishes a periodical magazine Payam-e-Zan (Women's Message, ISSN 1563-8456) in Persian/Pashto and Urdu since 1981 and some other publications in English.
Sanctuary Books Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 13688
Tampa, Florida 33681
Description: The mission of Sanctuary Books Publishing Co. is to seek out and publish progressive Christian books with an emphasis on feminist/womanist theological messages. Our objective is to bring fresh and provocative voices to the market and give Christians alternatives to the right wing conservative evangelical worldview.
1700 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Description: Founded in 1976, Seal Press continues to thrive and expand, gaining increasing recognition for our commitment to feminist publishing.
Second Story Press
20 Maud Street, Suite 401
Canada M5V 2M5
Description: Feminist publishers that produce books that challenge, inform, stimulate, delight and entertain.
Sheba Feminist Press
Description: Sheba continues to prioritize the work of women of color and lesbians. Sheba is also now turning its attention to the exciting possibilities opened up by new technology, particularly multimedia and computer-mediated communications.
PO Box 212
504 Queensberry St
North Melbourne VIC 3051
Telephone: +61 (03) 9329 6088
Fax: +61 (03) 9329 9238
Description: Spinifex is an independent feminist press publishing innovative and controversial feminist books with an optimistic edge.
Three O’Clock Press
425 Adelaide St. West, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C1
Description: Home of Sumach Press and Women's Press Literary, Three O’Clock Press continues to publish works that fit with Sumach Press’s tradition of publishing a wide range of dynamic feminist voices, focusing on young adult works that reflect the diversity of Canadian youth--- particularly young women and queer-identified youth.
Magdalena, 29, 1. 28012
Director: Lidia Falcón
Telephone & Fax: 34 + 91 369 44 88
Description: Feminist publishing house run by women. Since 1976 it has been publishing books written by women authors. It publishes fiction (novels, poetry and plays) and nonfiction. It also publishes the feminist journal Poder y Libertad.
Little, Brown Book Group
100 Victoria Embankment
London EC4Y 0DY
Telephone: 020 7911 8000
Fax: 020 7911 8100
Description: Virago is an outstanding international publisher of women's literature. It is the largest women's imprint in the world and has made commercial success of publishing books of quality & originality since 1973.
P.O. Box 270
Volcano, CA 95689
Description: Books on women's health issues and domestic violence.
P.O. Box 10337
Terre Haute, IN 47801
Description: Wish Publishing endeavors to provide quality instructional, educational and inspirational materials to girls and women who play sports and those who train and support them.
Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
1940 Calvert Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009-1502
Contact: Martha Allen, President
Description: Nonprofit, tax-exempt research and publishing organization founded in 1972 to work on media democracy. Currently publishing the Directory of Women's Media (in print as well as this online version); an annual print periodical, Voices for Media Democracy; and a booklet series on media democracy issues.
N-84, Panchshila Park
New Delhi – 10017
Phone: (91-11) 2649 6596/(91-11) 2649 6597
Fax: (91-11) 2649-6597
Email: womenunltd[no.spam*]vsnl.net or womenunltd[no.spam*]gmail.com
Contact: Urvashi Butalia
Description: Women Unlimited, a non-profit trust, is an associate of Kali for Women, India’s first and oldest feminist press, which published scholarly and academic books in the social sciences; fiction; general interest non-fiction; books for young adults; pamphlets and monographs; and activist material. Women Unlimited continues all the publishing activity of Kali for Women.
811 Mapleton Ave.
Boulder, CO 80304
Telephone: 303 449 4302
Fax: 303 545 9479
Description: WovenWord Press publishes works of interest and value which might not otherwise reach the world of waiting readers. The author, editor, publisher and artist work together in a joint effort, conducted in a communal, feminist manner.
128 B. First Floor
New Delhi - 11049
Tel: +91-11-26494617, 26494618 and 26494613
Contact: Ritu Menon
Description: Zubaan is a non-profit publisher, committed to keeping book prices low, putting back all profits into developing books which we hope will innovate, challenge, entertain, delight and inform our readers all over the world. Zubaan is an inprint of Kali for Women, the first women's publishing company in India, founded in 1984, active almost 20 years but now dormant.
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