Ether Sea Projects

About O Books

Leslie Scalapino (1944 – 2010) founded O Books in the mid-1980s, and for decades it published innovative works of contemporary poetry as well as essays and plays by poets. The O Books list includes younger, emerging writers and also renowned poets such as Alice Notley, the late Ted Berrigan, Robert Grenier, Fanny Howe, Carla Harryman, Tom Raworth and others.

O Books will no longer be accepting new manuscripts for publication. Current, in-print titles are available through Small Press Distribution: 1341 Seventh Street Berkeley, CA 94710-1409. Ether Sea Projects, Inc, the 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization that supports Litmus Press will manage the remaining O Books list. Please note that O Books is no longer located at 5729 Clover Drive, Oakland, CA 94618-1622. The O Books address printed in the back of all O Books is now invalid.