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Hacking the Codes: Cipher Press


Cipher Press

Join Alison Rumfitt, Peter Scalpello and Jack Thompson, as they talk about their books and the path-breaking work of Cipher Press, the London-based publisher for Queer and Trans writers everywhere.

Dedicating our Autumn series to the remarkable activities of London's truly independent publishers, we continue with the pioneering Cipher Press, an independent publisher of queer and trans books.

In their own words, "our aim is to amplify queer voices and to champion LGBTQIA+ writers in the UK and beyond...We’re entirely queer owned and run because we want the publishing industry to be more inclusive at every level. We still don’t often see the kind of books we want to see on shelves, and we’d like to change that by finding authors who excite us and by publishing books that we love." 

Co- founder and publisher Jack Thompson is joined by Alison Rumfitt and Peter Scalpello, the authors of new and recent books from Cipher, to discuss these issues and to read from their own titles. Co- founder and publisher Ellis will be selling books.

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