We’re a very small press, based in Chicago, Illinois. We specialize in small, hand-made editions of books by authors we adore.

bluetowerWe work in collaboration with our authors throughout the design and production process, much more closely than a traditional press would do. We are not so interested in boundaries of genre, or in restrictions of length. We are as interested in publishing a single sentence as something like a novel. What is more important is to find that sentence or that novel (etc) its most wonderful, thoughtfully-created nest.

Rebecca Elliott
John Wilmes
Anne Yoder
Nicholas Davis
& all the others


We also offer short-run letterpress printing & binding services and would love to work with you on your project. Send inquiries to the address below.

Contact us: meeklingpress@gmail.com

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You can read some more about us in these interviews:
Newcity: “Meekling Press: Combining Word and Form” by Naomi Huffman
Hyperallergic: “New Small Press Seeks Big Old Letterpress” by Alicia Eler
Tell Tell Poetry: “Interview with meekling press” by Kallie Falandays

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