Notice of Commencement of Proceedings to Dissolve Small Press Distribution

Publishers previously published by Small Press Distribution (SPD) should have received a letter from Mary T. Dowling, Attorney for Small Press Distribution, in April 2024, notifying recipients that “on March 26, 2024, Small Press Distribution, Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit corporation (the ‘Corporation’), began proceedings to voluntarily wind up its affairs and dissolve the Corporation by action of its Board of Directors.”

Any publisher that received this letter received it because “according to our records, you may have a claim against the Corporation.”

The letter includes the following instructions for submitting claims:

Instructions for Submitting Claims

If you wish to assert a claim, you must do so as follows:

1. Provide the following information to substantiate your claim

  1. Your legal name and address;
  2. Amount of the claim;
  3. Basis for the claim; and
  4. Any other information you believe may be useful to verify the nature and amount of the claim, including copies of any relevant documents.

2. Send this information to:

Tovella Dowling, PC
600 W. Broadway, Suite 660
San Diego, CA 92101

3. The claim must be received no later than the close of business on August 8, 2024.

NOTE: If claims are not received on or before August 8, 2024, the claim may be barred in its entirety.


Contact Information for Mary T. Dowling Esq., Attorney for Small Press Distribution, Inc.:

600 W. Broadway, Suite 660
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 930-9332
Email: [email protected]