Independent Publishers Book Fair

Independent Publishers Book Fair

Independent Publishers Book Fair | Saturday 10th June 11am – 6pm | Free

A one-day book fair including an evening reading (at 7.30pm) with Steve McCaffery and Karen Mac Cormack at Bank Street Arts. The Independent Publishers Book Fair will once again bring some of the most innovative artists and independent presses together under one roof. The fair will include handmade artists’ books, poetry, fiction, art writing, literary criticism, zines, and much more. A not-to-be-missed opportunity to see and buy some beautiful editions and meet the publishers and artists involved.

The Independent presses visiting this year will include:

And Other Stories (London, Sheffield, Wycombe)

And Other Stories publishes the best in contemporary writing, including many translations. @andothertweets

Comma Press (Manchester)
Independent publisher of short fiction from the UK and beyond. @commapress

Dodo Ink (UK)
Publishers of original fiction, with a focus on risk-taking, imaginative novels. @DodoInk

enjoy your homes (Sheffield)
enjoy your homes press is an independent publishing press and platform. @eyh_press

Girasol Press (Sheffield)
Girasol Press is a ‘hybrid’ publishing endeavour that seeks to explore connections and disconnections between Spanish and English. @girasolpress

Gordian Projects (Sheffield / Glasgow / York)
Gordian Projects focuses on small editions that use art and language as a space for exploration. @GordianProjects

Little Island Press (Stroud, Gloucestershire)
Independent publisher of fiction, poetry and essays, promoting innovative, intellectually ambitious writing, with each book published in an elegant, hardback edition. @L_I_Press

Longbarrow Press (Sheffield)
Poetry publisher with an ethos of craft, care and collaboration. Books, recordings, films, walks, performances. @LongbarrowPress

Rachael Hand (Sheffield)
Rachael Hand’s artists’ books enquire into the relationships between aesthetic properties, embodiment, and meaning, and the idea of the codex as an interface with ‘virtual reality’. @RachaelHandArt

Spirit Duplicator (Sheffield / Doncaster / London)
Founded in 2015, Spirit Duplicator is named after a copier that printed in a purple, cucumber-smelling ink. Its pamphlets and books include The British Esperantist, and are mostly printed using digital, risograph and lithograph. @SDuplicator

The Poetry Business (Sheffield)
The Poetry Business is a UK poetry publisher and writer development agency. @poetrybusiness

Tilted Axis Press (London / Sheffield)
Founded in 2015, Tilted Axis is a not-for-profit press publishing cutting-edge contemporary fiction translated from Asian languages. @TiltedAxisPress