ABPress

From suburbia and skyscraper scrawl to the open prairies and 'local color', slum life to rural idyll: reprinting American and British literary classics.

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PUBLISHERS

And Other Stories : started life in the Albion Beatnik Bookstore, Oxford, with Jericho Sessions, specialising in high quality and often hitherto unknown foreign authors; a great eye for new writing, always inventive

Book Ex Machina : quirky book matchboxes

CB Editions : the most immaculately produced books, the best poetry press and small publisher in the UK, sometimes in retirement

Happenstance : a class act and small poetry press with immaculate values

 

ARTS & CRAFTS

Daniel Balanescu : Romanian artist based in Oxford

Immaginacija : Lucie Forejtova’s bespoke bindery, highly recommended for poetry pamphlets

Ulganate (Michael Gills’ type & font design, design for paper & digital media)

Leafology : natural beauty products inspired by leaf tea

Chris Vinz : fabulous artist and sculptor based in Prague

Mark Rowan Hull : performance painting on a BIG scale, often musica

 

BLOGS, etc.

Humphrey Astley (Oxford based poet)

David Attwooll (Oxford based poet)

Back Room Poets (Oxford based group with brilliant workshops)

Jo Bell (poetry, all roads lead to…)

Joseph Butler (Oxford poet)

Will Burns (Wendover poet)

Nancy Campbell (Oxford poet, occasionally on the canal)

Peter Hitchens (a sane journalist still standing)

Invisibules (cartoon site)

Oxford Walking Tours (does what it says, very well)

Martin Potter (poet and photography)

Spin Jazz Club (the best jazz club in the UK, in Oxford)

 

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

QZDesign (Jake Hotson maintains ABPress’s website with a full kit of spanners)