Welcome to Thirty West

Crafting hand-made chapbooks since 2015.

Events and Promotions

Summer Charity Drive 2019

Announcing our yearly charity drive, this time for the summer. We will be donating a percentage for every unit (yes, that means every single book) sold between 6/10-9/2 to Futures Without Violence, a non-profit organization that advocates the end of domestic violence against women and children.

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The 2019 Collection (so far!)


Tilde: A Literary Journal

Thirty West’ s premier literary journal, Tilde publishes bi-annual collections of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from local, national, and international authors. Copies are available in print and archived online.

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The Weekly Degree°

A weekly column that originally hosted essays and op-ed’s, TWD now publishes flash/short stories, memoirs, interviews, book reviews, and poetry. No theme and a perfect acknowlegement. An ecclectic online journal.

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Thirty West Presents

A long-standing reading series, TWP is chronicled by number, hosting in bars, bookstores, and coffee shops. No cover and books can be sold. Typically every 3rd Friday at Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Philadelphia.

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We are strong enough to stand tall tearlessly, we are brave enough to bend, to cry, and we are sad enough to know that we must laugh again.

—Nikki Giovanni


A Community

Since our founding in 2015, we have strived to be far more than just a publisher of handmade books. We foster community—both locally and internationally—and sow our authors words like seeds.