May 14, 2022
Indie Lit Fair, co-presented by PEN World Voices Festival and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses [CLMP], is back in person this year! Join us on May 14 from 12-6 PM at Holley Plaza, Washington Square Park, New York City, for the seventh annual event that celebrates the vitality and diversity of independent literary publishing. Free and open to the public, Indie Lit Fair showcases new and established poetry presses, fiction and creative nonfiction publishers, and innovative literary magazines. Stop by to browse, buy, and bask in the breadth of the literary arts being published today.
This year’s exciting lineup of independent presses and literary magazines: American Chordata, Archipelago Books, Belladonna* Collaborative, Black Sun Lit, Carve Magazine, Catalyst Press, Feminist Press, Futurepoem Books, Get Fresh Books Publishing, Hanging Loose Press, Nightboat Books, No, Dear, A Public Space, Radix Media, Restless Books, Solid Objects, Ugly Duckling Presse, and Wendy’s Subway.
And at 2 PM, join us directly across the park in Garibaldi Plaza to hear writing by memoirist Grace Cho (Tastes Like War, published by Feminist Press); poets Malik Abduh (All the Stars Aflame, published by Get Fresh Books), Moyna Pam Dick (I am writing
you from afar, published by Black Sun Lit), Ghinwa Jawhari (BINT, published by Radix Media), and Jiwon Choi (I USED TO BE KOREAN, published by Hanging Loose Press); poet and translator Urayoán Noel (no budu please by Wingston González, translated by Noel, published by Ugly Duckling Presse); novelist Jai Chakrabarti (A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness; Emerging Writer Fellow, A Public Space); and short story writer William Pei Shih (“Heisenberg,” published by Carve Magazine).