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Joe Biel is a self-made autistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. Biel is the founder and CEO of Microcosm Publishing, Publishers Weekly's #1 fastest-growing publisher of 2022 and #3 in 2023. Biel has been featured in Time Magazine, Esquire, Art of Autism, Reading Glasses, Bulletproof Radio, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll, as well as on NPR and PBS. Biel is the author of A People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business, Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business with Autism, and dozens more. Biel is the director of five feature films and hundreds of short films, including Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, $100 & a T-Shirt, and the Groundswell film series. Biel lives in Portland, OR. Find out more at joebiel.net.

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$25-40-60 Superpack: Owning Our Damage Warehouse Sale! (Published Books)

$25-40-60 Superpack: Owning Our Damage Warehouse Sale! (Published Books)

by Super Pack! Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Ian Giesbrecht Author, Jane Goodall Author, 8 more

10 books worth $130, yours for just $40... it doesn't get much better than that! Here's a…

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Cat Party!: Cats We've Known in Words and Pictures

Cat Party!: Cats We've Known in Words and Pictures

by Katie Haegele Editor, Dame Darcy Contributor, Joe Biel Contributor, Joe Carlough Contributor, Steven Svymbersky Contributor, 8 more

The cats in our lives are always close to our hearts, whether they're napping in a sunbeam, demanding pets and…

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Unfuck Your Business Workbook: Using Math and Brain Science to Run a Successful Business

Unfuck Your Business Workbook: Using Math and Brain Science to Run a Successful Business

by Joe Biel Author and Dr. Faith G. Harper Author

Do you want to start a business? Or does your existing business feel stuck? Either way, this no-fluff workbook will walk…

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Sticker #142: Why Win an Argument When You Could Have a Conversation?

Sticker #142Why Win an Argument When You Could Have a Conversation?

by Joe Biel Author

Turns out that having friends, colleagues, and people in general who respect you is a good thing. (Unless you really…

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Read a Fucking Book

Read a Fucking Book

by Joe Biel Illustrator

Reading books can be a direct path to joy, empathy, critical thinking, and taking action to improve your life and…

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Sticker #570: Read a Fucking Book

Sticker #570Read a Fucking Book

by Joe Biel Author

A little known fact is that cephalopods give the best PSAs. Spread the word by slapping this die-cut sticker on your…

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August Warehouse Sale: Kale 'em All!

August Warehouse Sale: Kale 'em All!

by Darin Wick Author, Angel York Author, Cat Callaway Illustrator, Michael Hoerger Author, Mia Partlow Author, 10 more

From the history of chocolate to declassified government documents, this sale is a feast for the mind AND the…

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How to Be Funny: The Art and Science of Making Light of Reality Through Humor

How to Be Funny: The Art and Science of Making Light of Reality Through Humor

by Joe Biel Author

Have you ever wanted to be funny? Do you crave making and emphasizing your points through humor? Autistic people have a…

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Neurodivergent Pride #13: Animal Companions (What Autistic Minds Can Teach Each Other and the World)

Neurodivergent Pride #13: Animal Companions (What Autistic Minds Can Teach Each Other and the World)

by Joe Biel Author, Casie Dodd Author, Partly Robot Author and Kari Melton Author

Companion animals provide companionship, love, a sense of purpose, and support for the humans they live with, which can…

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Poster Comic / Catalog

Poster Comic / Catalog

by Joe Biel Author and Gerta Oparaku Egy Illustrator

Every year lately we've been making a new catalog in the format of a poster! On the front, there's a comic (or…

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Sticker #542: Normalize Weirdness

Sticker #542Normalize Weirdness

by Joe Biel Author

If we normalize weirdness and the new normal is weird, but normal, then what will be not normal? Guess we'll have to…

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$20 Superpack: Creativity and Business Ebooks

by Super Pack! Author, Ayun Halliday Author, John Isaacson Author, Joe Biel Author and Caroline Moore Author

Got an idea for a creative business? Here's a crash course. 

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The Autism Partner Handbook: How to Love an Autistic Person

The Autism Partner Handbook: How to Love an Autistic Person

by Joe Biel Author, Dr. Faith G. Harper Author and Elly Blue Author

So, your partner is autistic. Or you suspect they might be. And you're wondering, "What does this mean for my…

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Unfuck Your Business: Using Math and Brain Science to Run a Successful Business

Unfuck Your Business: Using Math and Brain Science to Run a Successful Business

by Joe Biel Author and Dr. Faith G. Harper Author

How do you start and run a successful business, despite the odds? This unique guide to entrepreneurship teaches you…

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The Autism FAQ: Everything You Wanted to Know About Diagnosis & Autistic Life

The Autism FAQ: Everything You Wanted to Know About Diagnosis & Autistic Life

by Joe Biel Author and Dr. Faith G. Harper Author

What's it like to be autistic? As many as one in forty-five people live that reality every day, but our culture…

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Is This a Problem?

Is This a Problem?

by Joe Biel Author

Stop comparing yourself to other people! Understand how you feel and solve your crisis with this helpful infograph.

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$35 Superpack: Write Your Book!

$35 Superpack: Write Your Book!

by Dr. Faith G. Harper Author, Ariel Gore Author, Jessie L. Kwak Author and Joe Biel Author

Writing a book? We know, this is a hard thing to do. Here are three of our best books about how to write your own.…

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