Welcome to Greenboathouse Press

Greenboathouse Press is a small publishing concern producing short run, limited editions, printed letterpress and bound by hand. As in our previous incarnation (Greenboathouse Books), our mandate is to publish work that is compelling both in its content and its form, and our attention to typography, design and fine-printing is an extension of that interest in form. Each book begins with an idea, sparked by a manuscript, which takes shape as a challenge of production: How might we do this gathering of words justice? With such words, what sort of book might be built? It is this challenge that makes our efforts exciting, often excruciating, and always rewarding.


Now Available...

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Sort Of.

Being transmogrifications of an entirely subjective cherry-picking of Book Two from the great stoic’s diary entries, in part plagiarized from various translations, partly tweaked and twisted here and there, and occasionally completely subverted where whim or purpose dictated.

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Recent News...

Kinship & Light by Samantha Sternberg.

Kinship & Light has just brought in an Alcuin Award for Excellence in Book Design in Canada, taking first place in the Limited Editions category.

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Copies still available...

49 Days by Australian poet Alan Loney.

Alan Loney's 49 Days is back from the binder and now shipping. Click the View button below for more details. You can also follow us on Instagram to check out the book's production along with a variety of other pictures from around the shop: @greenboathousepress

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Previous Titles

Variations on First Principles of Typography

Jan van Krimpen, translated by John Friedrichs with a Preface by Jason Dewinetz

Kobayashi, the Will

Poems by Jake Kennedy

Excerpts from Friends & Family

Poems by Jason Dewinetz

Tin Roof

A long poem by Michael Ondaatje

Géricault's Severed Limbs Paintings

A long poem by Jason Dewinetz