The Contemporary Small Press: Making Publishing Visible (New Directions in Book History) (Hardcover)
1. Introduction: Making Publishing Visible, Georgina Colby, Kaja Marczewska and Leigh Wilson.- 2. 'Hand & Soul': The Fin de Si cle Sociopoetics of Way & Williams and the Auvergne Press, Craig Saper.- 3. From Poet to Publisher: Reading Gwendolyn Brooks by Design, Kinohi Nishikawa.- 4. The Matter of the 'Small' in Small-Press Publishing, Nick Thoburn.- 5. The Gentrification of the Small Press: CLMP and the DIY Tradition, Kaplan Harris.- 6. Rhetorics of Authenticity and Professionalization: Problems in Early 21st Century Small Press Publishing, Matvei Yankelevich.- 7. The Publishing Self: The Praxis of Self-publishing in a Mediatised Era, Nick Thurston.- 8. Small Presses and their Reader Communities, Rosamund Davies.- 9. Leading the way: women-led small presses of inclusive youth literature, Melanie Ramdarshan Bold.- 10. The Passion and Pragmatism of the Small Publisher, Claire Squires.- 11. Acts of Judgment and the Small Press: Learning from F.R. Leavis, Leigh Wilson.- 12. The Small Press, Avant-Garde Aesthetics and the Politics of Disidentification, Georgina Colby.
Georgina Colby is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Westminster, UK. Kaja Marczewska is a researcher, writer and Research Manager at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Leigh Wilson is Professor of English Literature at the University of Westminster, UK.