Burn Collector #15

by Al Burian and Anne Elizabeth Moore

The expatriated Al Burian reflects on a year spent living in Berlin, Germany. His wildly free-range topics include: ...

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Burn Collector #1-9 Book

by Al Burian

Back in print! It's the first nine issues of Al Burian’s sporadically published and widely acclaimed personal ...

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Cometbus #53

by Aaron Cometbus

Cometbus 53! Maddalena Poletta and Aaron trade writing duties in this issue, and their writing styles compliment each ...

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Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City

by Ariel Gore

At once a love letter to the Rose City and a dream of escape, the first-person narratives of Portland Queer reveal the ...

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Doris Book: an anthology 1991-2001

by Cindy Crabb

Cindy writes her zine, DORIS, like she is figuring out the human condition. She makes writing about the simplest ...

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Make a Zine!: When Words and Graphics Collide

by Joe Biel and Bill Brent

In Microcosm’s DIY guide to zine-making, editors Bill Brent, Joe Biel, and a cast of contributors take you from the ...

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Cometbus #51: The Loneliness of the Electric Menorah

by Aaron Cometbus

A new Cometbus! This one's a history of the East Bay through the lens of independent bookstores and their mercurial ...

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On Subbing: The First Four Years

by Dave Roche

On Subbing is a quiet classic. It's impossible to put down, or forget, Dave Roche's vivid, self-deprecating tales ...

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by Cristy Road

In her Miami high school Cristy Road valiantly tried to figure out and defend her queer gender identity, Cuban cultural ...

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6-Month BFF Subscription PAY-AS-YOU-GO: Every Title We Publish!

Do you love what Microcosm publishes? Do you want us to publish more great stuff? Would you like to receive each new ...

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6-Month BFF Subscription: Every Title We Publish!

Do you love what Microcosm publishes? Do you want us to publish more great stuff? Would you like to receive each new ...

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Natural Disaster

by Al Burian

After another 2 year hiatus, we are welcomed back to the dark, jaded musings of Al Burian. This time Al collects ...

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Sounds of Your Name

by Nate Powell

"Publishing a narrative magnifies one side of a highly subjective experience, and threatens to crystallize it as ...

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I Hate This Part of Texas #5

by John Gerken

John Gerken is definitely a genius. This issue contains things that will make you laugh, smile, and cry - visiting ...

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Xtra Tuf #5: The Strike Issue

by Moe Bowstern

Meet Moe Bowstern: writer, fisherwoman, and tough cookie. Moe is a woman working in the male-dominated ...

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Mixed Reviews

by Aaron Cometbus

Just as "Chicago Stories" goes out of print, we are treated to another new short book from Aaron Cometbus. It pulls ...

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The Next Best Place DVD: Short Films by Bill Brown

by Bill Brown

You can take Bill Brown out of Texas, but you can’t take the Texas out of Bill Brown. His films are vast and ...

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Saugus to the Sea

by Bill Brown

Debut novel about the underground in L.A., as well as a search for a road (hence the title) from filmmaker and ...

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Gift Certificate!

by Microcosm Pub et al

With all these items in our catalog, it's sometimes hard to find the perfect gift for someone else. Why not take the ...

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Dream Whip #12

by Bill Brown

More than anything, dream whip #12 feels like a collection of things. Dumpy motels in the middle of nowhere and the ...

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Dream Whip #11

by Bill Brown

It's hard to describe the short, intricate glimpses of life Bill shares from his travels around the world. They're ...

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Civilization Will Eat Itself

by Ran Prieur

An entirely hand done account from a primitivist point of view about utilizing technology while realizing the ...

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The Flow Chronicles

by Urban Hermitt

The Flow Chronicles is the confused, horny, philosophical nomadic Hermitt against the world. A raw, druggy, sexed-up ...

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Things are Meaning Less

by Al Burian

Opening with a quote from punk band Black Flag ("Drink black coffee/drink black coffee/drink black coffee/and stare ...

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