Iris G. Press, I. Giraffe Press, Fledgling Rag. Where poetry lives.

* Since 2004, we have published 16.5 books of poetry and 19 issues of our poetry journal, Fledgling Rag. Our focus is on poetry, and we spend more time than most people reading and listening to it. We pay attention to nearly everything poetry.

* Iris G. Press is the publisher of the poetry of Marty Esworthy, Rebecca Gonzalez, Le Hinton, and Jeff Rath.

 

* Through its I. Giraffe Press imprint, we publish the work of Daina Savage, poet laureate emerita of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

 

* Iris G. Press publishes a yearly poetry journal, Fledgling Rag. Poets are solicited by the editors of the journal.

We exists to help give exposure to local, regional, and national poets, and in doing so, raise money for various charities, individual poets, and non-profits (the Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland, the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) through readings and sales of Fledgling Rag.
We love the written word. We love the kindness of strangers. We love poetry that is comfortable. We love poetry that is unsettling. We love kindness and humility, generosity and courage, the grand world and the tiny heart.
And we love how poetry can transform the world, yours, mine, and ours.