This week's retailer's feature is one of the largest and oldest feminist bookstores still running to this day, it's Women & Children First! This 45-year old stronghold of queer literature in Chicago has stood the test of time and is likely one of the places you think of if you have a picture of a feminist bookstore in your head.
Take a look back with us as we reflect on our amazing year coming to a close! Silver Sprocket published 24 titles this year, survived a flood, had 750+ submissions to our open call for mini-comics, had dozens of articles and interviews written up, and won a few awards and nominations. Awards & Nominees This year, we got some great awards and nominations for The Chromatic Fantasy by H.A., [...]
Fall 2023 Books From Silver Sprocket Radical Indie Comics Publisher Silver Sprocket Announces Fall 2023 Lineup Silver Sprocket, the radical San Francisco-based indie comics publisher, will publish 5 original books in the Fall of 2023. Announced titles include: Matchmaker by Cam Marshall, Of Thunder & Lightning by Kimberly Wang, and Cook Like Your Ancestors by Mariah-Rose Marie. Silver Sprocket’s titles this season will continue to reflect [...]
Begin to delve into the largely overlooked footprint that Black punks have on the underground music scene in a new archival publication brought to you by Raeghan Buchanan and Silver Sprocket. The Secret History of Black Punk: Record Zero by Buchanan is an illustrated roll-call for punk, post-punk, hardcore, no-wave, and experimental bands from ground zero ‘til now. A starting point for anyone curious, another reference [...]
Radical Indie Comics Publisher Silver Sprocket Announces Spring 2023 Lineup Silver Sprocket, the radical San Francisco-based indie comics publisher, will publish 13 original books in Spring 2023. Announced titles include Golden Record by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, Sugar and Other Stories by Joy San, Fart School by Mel Stringer, Prokaryote Season by Leo Fox, and Grog the Frog by Alba BG & Davilorium. Each of Silver Sprocket’s titles [...]
Small Press Expo (SPX) held in Bethesda, Maryland, returned this year from September 17th - 18th after being put on hold for in-person events since the pandemic. With their triumphant return, SPX held their annual Ignatz Awards show in which Silver Sprocket took home three awards for their published works, the most of anyone that night. Mr. Boop by Alec Robbins took home the award for Outstanding Collection, Good [...]