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

Web Links



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



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 with a musical backdrop and inspiration


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, interested in ice, snow and water

Peter Hitchens perhaps the only sane journalist still standing

Invisibules cartoon site

Oxford Walking Tours does what it says, very well

Martin Potter poet and photography

Spin Jazz Club Oxford’s jazz club, the best in the UK



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