Small Beer Press

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Small Beer Press
FounderGavin Grant and Kelly Link
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNorthampton, Massachusetts
ImprintsBig Mouth House, Peapod Classics

Small Beer Press is a publisher of fantasy and literary fiction, based in Northampton, Massachusetts. It was founded by Gavin Grant and Kelly Link in 2000 and publishes novels, collections, and anthologies. It also publishes the zine Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, chapbooks, the Peapod Classics line of classic reprints, and limited edition printings of certain titles. The Press has been acknowledged for its children and young-adult publications,[1] and as a leading small-publisher of literary science-fiction and fantasy.[2]

Authors published to date include Kate Wilhelm, John Crowley, Sean Stewart, Maureen McHugh, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Kelly Link, Carol Emshwiller, Ray Vukcevich, Joan Aiken, Howard Waldrop, Ellen Kushner, John Kessel, and Alan DeNiro.


Big Mouth House – Created in 2008 to publish works of fiction for all ages. The imprint first began publishing with the appearance of a complete collection of celebrated English novelist Joan Aiken's Armitage Family short stories, originally published separately between 1953 and 1984.

Peapod Classics – Created in 2004 to reprint classic works of fiction. To date the imprint has published three volumes, debuting with the influential first novel of Carol Emshwiller, Carmen Dog, a feminist work first published by Mercury House in 1990 and out of print since then.

Small Beer Press publications[edit]











Creative Commons Licensed Works[edit]

Small Beer Press maintains a collection of Creative Commons Licensed audiobooks, ebooks, and stories, in a variety of formats.[3]


  1. ^ Rosen, Judith. "Small Beer, for Children" in Publishers Weekly, September 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Topham, Jeff. "Gavin Grant of Small Beer Press: RevolutionSF Interview" at RevolutionSF, July 18, 2002.
  3. ^ "Creative Commons Licensed Works". Small Beer Press. Retrieved June 23, 2016.

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