Welcome to Thirty West

Crafting hand-made chapbooks since 2015.

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3rd Annual Chapbook Results

We are close to revealing the winner of our long-standing chapbook contest. Check back here for updates!


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 cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.”
― Ray Bradbury


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.