OFF_PRESS is a UK-based independent publishing house, promoting contemporary creative writing in English, with a special focus on translations, using multimedia and live events to celebrate reading and storytelling in different languages/genres around the world.


The aims of OFF_ are fivefold;


  • encourage the reading of literature, especially in translation
  • bring writers together around an independent press
  • combine traditional bookbinding formats with digital development
  • publish books and anthologies under the OFF_Press banner
  • use multimedia tools and networks to promote literature worldwide


Set up in 2010, OFF_PRESS initially worked solely with contemporary writing from Poland, especially poetry. This allowed us to learn the publishing ropes, discover how the industry works, garner some critical acclaim and now, three years into our initial cycle of existence, we are moving into new languages and genres of publishing.









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