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Elly Blue is a co-owner and the vice president of Microcosm Publishing, and the co-host of the People's Guide to Publishing podcast. Her books include Everyday Bicycling and Bikenomics, and she is the editor of the annual Bikes in Space anthology of feminist bicycle science fiction. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her partner, their dog, and a small fleet of cargo bicycles.

Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

by Elly Blue Editor, Elly Bangs Contributor, Monique Cuillerier Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor and Summer Jewel Keown Contributor

As you ride down the intergalactic bike path, you come to a crossroads. Which path will you take? Your choice could…

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Chainring Heart Feminist Fist

Chainring Heart Feminist Fist

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Cecilia Granata Illustrator

Show your feminist bicycle power with this enamel pin based on Cecilia Granata's re-imagining of the Schwinn bicycle…

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Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

by Elly Blue Editor, Joe Biel Contributor, Lauren Hage Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor, Adonia E. Lugo, PhD Contributor and Katura Reynolds Contributor

Bicycling has the radical potential of equalizing our transportation system, creating more equitable opportunities from…

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Patch #238: Feminist Chainring Fist

Patch #238Feminist Chainring Fist

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Cecilia Granata Author

Sometimes it's hard to sum up the totality of who you are in a single symbol. Peace signs, anarchy symbols,…

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$40 Superpack: Color Your Heart Out

$40 Superpack: Color Your Heart Out

by Elly Blue Author, Katie Guinn Author, Taliah Lempert Author, Tom Neely Author, Meggyn Pomerleau Author and Super Pack! Author

Love to color? Get yourself a copy of all five coloring books we've published. Host a coloring party, give the gift of…

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The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

by Meggyn Pomerleau Illustrator and Elly Blue Editor

Vulvas are too often either crudely objectified or shrouded in mystery. No longer! The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring…

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Patch #241: My Feminism Helps You Too

Patch #241My Feminism Helps You Too

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

So often we are told that feminism means that someone else is losing something or that we are another crazy chick on the…

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Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction

Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction

by Elly Blue Editor, Katura Reynolds Cover, Kate Berube Contributor, Elizabeth Buchanan Contributor, Nicky Drayden Contributor, 4 more

A powerful tribute to feminist sci-fi about bicycles. It gravitates away from the unfortunately-traditional macho…

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13 Years of Good Luck: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

13 Years of Good Luck: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

by Julia Alekseyeva Contributor, Lee Baillie Contributor, Moe Bowstern Contributor, Alexander Barrett Contributor, Nate Beaty Contributor, 32 more

To celebrate our thirteenth anniversary of publishing books and zines about self-empowerment, we put together this…

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$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

by Sascha Altman DuBrul Author, Elly Blue Author, Dr. Faith G. Harper Author, Anika Ledlow Author, Super Pack! Author and Set Sytes Author

Hello, depression: an old friend we're never happy to see come around again. If you're in the depths or…

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Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

by Elly Blue Editor, Jessie L. Kwak Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor, Cynthia Marts Contributor, Maddy Spencer Contributor and Kris Rose Contributor

In a world with an uncertain future, do you imagine for the best or for the worst case scenario? Twelve writers tackle…

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$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

by Dawson Barrett Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, John Gerlach Author, Dan Méndez Moore Author, 4 more

Want to join the Rebel Alliance? Congratulations, you're already on the team. These books will help get you primed…

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$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

by Nate Beaty Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Al Burian Author, Keith Rosson Author, Sarah Royal Author and Super Pack! Author

Of all the letters in the alphabet, we probably have the most books that begin with a B!Get this bundle of B…

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Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

by Elly Blue Author

Now updated and expanded with new angles on social justice! Elly Blue's Bikenomics provides a surprising and…

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$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Box Brown Author, Nicole Georges Author and Super Pack! Author

Our creative director (ahem, Joe) loves the color pink—the brighter the better, while also having an affinity…

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Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

by Anika Ledlow Editor, Elly Blue Series Editor, Joe Biel Contributor, Anna Brones Contributor, Lauren Hage Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor and Amy Subach Contributor

Can you pedal your way through everything life throws at you?Taking on the bicycle as a means of making sense of life…

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The Portland Box

The Portland Box

by Alexander Barrett Author, Elly Blue Author, Laura O. Foster Author, Shawn Granton Author and Meghan Sinnott Author

Celebrate the awesomeness of Portland with this counter display pack including:• 6 This is…

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Bike Shop Starter Pack

Bike Shop Starter Pack

by Emilie Bahr Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Ethan Clark Author, Shelley Lynn Jackson Author, 7 more

Get on your bike and go for a ride! If you're looking for perfect impulse buys for your bike shop counter or a…

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Pin #221: Bikenomics

Pin #221Bikenomics

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

Pedaling our way to health and wealth, one bike and button at a time! Encourage healthy cycling habits for yourself and…

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Bikenomics magnet

Bikenomics magnet

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

Inspired by Elly Blue's fascinating book, this magnet gives you a chance to talk to everyone you meet about…

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$20 Superpack: Get on Your Bike and Ride!

$20 Superpack: Get on Your Bike and Ride!

by Emilie Bahr Author, Elly Blue Author, Juls Generic Author and Super Pack! Author

So, you've been planning to start bicycling ... or maybe you've already started and have a ton of questions. Or…

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$20 Superpack: Body Positivity Power Pack

$20 Superpack: Body Positivity Power Pack

by Elly Blue Author, Crystal Hartman Author, Cristy C. Road Author, April Streeter Author, Super Pack! Author and Robert Wildwood Author

Bodies! We've got to have them, but we don't have to hate them. Kick body shame out the door with the aid of…

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$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Super Pack! Author

The first step to dismantling the patriarchy is understanding how it works in our everyday lives. Manspressions by Joe…

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Our Bodies, Our Bikes

Our Bodies, Our Bikes

by Elly Blue Editor, April Streeter Editor, Katura Reynolds Contributor and Emily June Street Contributor

An homage to the classic Our Bodies, Ourselves, this encyclopedic, crowd-sourced compilation of essays, resources,…

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Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Chris Carlsson Author

This is the sequel to Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration, an awesome classic that chronicled the…

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Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

by Elly Blue Editor, Amelia Greenhall Contributor, Jessie L. Kwak Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor, Maddy Spencer Contributor and Emily June Street Contributor

In the not-so-distant future, when gasoline is no longer available, humans turn to two-wheeled vehicles to transport…

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$20 Superpack: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

$20 Superpack: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Jeff Hayes Author, Robert Earl Sutter III Author, Meggyn Pomerleau Author and Super Pack! Author

Here are somemore of Jeff's Favorites. In this one he'd like to take you through the full spectrum of emotion.…

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Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Meggyn Pomerleau Illustrator

You've heard of mansplaining, but what about manstitutions? From manologues to manversations, mantrums to manger,…

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Everyday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

Everyday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

by Elly Blue Author

Everyday Bicycling is your guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly…

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Sticker #367: I'd Rather Be Reading Microcosm Books!

Sticker #367I'd Rather Be Reading Microcosm Books!

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

We'd all rather be reading Microcosm books! So would we (but someone's gotta make 'em)! Share your love of…

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