Microcosm Publishing is an independent publisher and distributor based in Portland, OR. They distribute ideas through zines, books, pamphlets, stickers, buttons, patches, t-shirts, films, and more, as well as manufacture custom 1" buttons and vinyl stickers. They focus on publishing zines and books in the hopes that it will add credibility to zine writers and their ethics. Their titles attempt to teach self-empowerment to disenfranchised people and to nurture their creative side. They began in 1996 with one person doing part-time mailorder out of a bedroom.
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