Lightful Press is a publishing collaborative, which was founded in the summer of 2008 in Sunnyside, Queens. Lightful Press publishes poetry, fiction, translations, picture books, and pamphlets. We aim to produce beautiful books made with care that are also in large enough editions to be widely accessible.
Lightful Press books are distributed by Small Press Distribution in Berkley, California.
Lightful Press is:
Katie Fowley, founding editor, a poet living in Iowa City.
Mollie Goldstrom, founding editor, a printmaker in Iowa City.
Michael McCanne, founding editor, a writer and book artist last seen on the periphery of the greater New York Metropolitan Area.
Tony Groutsis, fancy pants extraordinaire.
Ryan Chowdhury, copy editor