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Cambodian Grrrl Takes Bronze at SATW Awards

September 14, 2012 — by Tim

While we spend most of our energy focusing on smaller worlds, sometimes the broader world will give us a nod as well. In this case, we are proud to announce that Anne Elizabeth Moore is a winner in the 2012 Society of American Travel Writers’ Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, taking the bronze award in the ­­­ Travel Cambodian GrrrlBook category for Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh...

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"Action!" is Awesome!

September 08, 2012 — by Jeff Hayes

 --Action! by Bill Brown--

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I wish every book was like this. I opened this book when it first came in, here at Microcosm, and started skimming through the first page to check it out. Before I knew it I had read the whole thing! The delightful fluency of the text and the cute illustrations just kept me enthralled.

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Big Changes in our Little World...

September 03, 2012 — by Tim

There's been some changes around Microcosm HQ lately, both in the physical sense (our little Jeff is growing up so fast!) and within the organization.  After a couple weeks, a thousand screws, gallons of iced tea, and (quite literally) tons of books, the store has gone through a bit of a remodel.  It's still the Microcosm you remember, but we are now stocked with so much good stuff that we had to lift our desks off the ground to make room for it all. Come check it out and browse around! And don't worry, that's not the voice of God when you walk in, it's just us from our new lofts.

Our Big News is that as of August 1, Microcosm...

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Out Now! Raleigh Briggs' (Make Your Place) New Zine!

July 19, 2012

We are proud to announce the new zine by Make Your Place's Raleigh Briggs!

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Now's a ripe time to become our BFF!

June 27, 2012 — by joe biel

BFFin'! Hello Microcosm Friends!

We just wanted to let you know that now is a really good time to sign up as a Microcosm BFF and get all of our fall releases! 

Too awesome for your mind? Imagine a package each month with titles like Bill Brown's Action, Raleigh Briggs' Make It Last and Fix Your Clothes, Dan Moore's Mark Twain Was Right, Xerography Debt, Robnoxious' Unsinkable, and so many more!

As an added bonus, if you sign up by the end of July we'll throw in all of the upcoming Cantankerous Titles releases as a free bonus. That's a total of twenty one titles in the next six months!

Already a BFF? Don't worry, we love you too so if you renew your subscription before the end of June we'll throw in the Cantankerous Titles releases as a free gift for you too and you'll add six more months onto your existing subscription!

 

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Microcosm Contest! Create Our Next $20 Superpack and Win Big!

June 26, 2012

We are holding a contest to decide what our next $20 Superpack will be!

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Three New Published Titles! Out Today!

June 22, 2012

Yes THREE! Out now! Check it out!

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We just did a mega Pin (aka button aka badge) restock!

June 16, 2012

We just did a mega restocking of our pins (aka buttons, badges).

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Announcing the "Name the Microcosm Kitten" Contest Winners!

June 16, 2012 — by Jessie Duke

Our sincere thanks to Denise from Argentina for her awesome name suggestion! Henceforth our little kitty friend will be...

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Zine Spotlight! Stress, Anger, Depression, Anxiety: a Coping Skills Zine by The Icarus Project

May 31, 2012

This stress management skills zine from the Icarus Project is a helpful/healthy primer, a new best friend, and a solid watchdog when the world seems to be folding in around you.

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