The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Monday, February 1, 2021

Simian Press Releases Volume 2 of LINEA, a Journal of Micro Fiction

Simian Press is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 2 of LINEA, a journal of micro fiction. LINEA features work by thirty-one writers, both new and established, many based in the greater Northampton area. LINEA is edited by writers Elizabeth George and Carol Edelstein, both of Northampton and designed by artist and educator Adell Donaghue. Volume 2 includes recent drawings by Donaghue.

LINEA is a hand-stitched journal produced annually in limited edition. Volume 2 was created using letterpress, offset lithography and digital printing technologies.

Simian Press will host a virtual launch of Volume 2 on February 7, 2021, at This online event will feature recordings of authors reading their work as well as a video showcasing the artwork included in this volume. The event will remain available on the Simian Press website.

“LINEA is a small, hand bound edition, beautifully constructed, expertly designed and edited. It is valu able not only as a work of art, but also for the dedication to experimentation and joy.” – Lisa Enzer

Publication of Volume 2 of LINEA and the online readings are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Northampton Arts Council. We are grateful for their acknowledgement of and contribution to our work.

The journal is available for purchase at

Simian Press is a publisher of fine art prints, broadsides and books. It is based in Easthampton, Massachusetts, with a production facility in Southampton, MA. It was founded in 2016.

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