We are an award-winning independent publisher founded in 2011 striving to ensure that the mainstream is not the only stream.
More than a company, we are a community of writers and readers exploring the larger questions we face as a global village. It is our intention to preserve contemplative storytelling. We publish full-length introspective works of creative non-fiction, literary fiction, and poetry.
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We are “Tree Ambassadors!” In 2020, we partnered with One Tree Planted. For every book we sell in our store, we will plant one tree!
Our small press has grown over the years into an independent multimedia company.
We offer storytelling in all its forms: print, digital, video, audio, magazine, short form, long form… Get to know our different imprints.
Owl House Books is our imprint devoted to cli-fi, sci-fi, and mystery.
Little Bound Books is our imprint devoted to short form fiction and creative nonfiction. These books are small enough to slip in your back pocket but powerful enough to leave an impact.
The Wayfarer Magazine is our biannual publication. The Wayfarer has been offering literature, interviews, and art with the intention to inspires our readers, enrich their lives, and highlight the power for agency and change-making that each individual holds.
Wayfarer Books is our newest imprint! After nearly 10 years in print, The Wayfarer Magazine is branching out from our magazine to become a full-fledged publishing house offering full-length works of eco-literature!
Navigator Graphics is a division of Homebound Publications offering graphic design, branding, marketing, and website design to authors and business owners alike looking for experienced industry leaders to help them chart the way in their own creative endeavors.
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As part of the #AloneTogether movement, our authors take you inside their homes and read from their recent works.
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What Makes Homebound Publications unquie?
Firstly, we are a community, not a company. We are a woman-owned, small press with big ideas. We actively seek projects that don’t fit neatly into the corporate publishing model, giving a voice to the countless independent thinkers currently neglected by the mainstream media.
author of Mary Jane Wild
YI SHUN LAI
author of Pin Ups
award-winning author of Robbing the Pillars
award-winning author of Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance
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Your donations will be placed towards expanding the number of titles we are able to accept each year, giving a voice to the countless independent thinkers currently neglected by the mainstream media. Now, more than ever, your support is appreciated.