About Us

Automatism Press has been a small independent publisher based in San Francisco since 1990.

We have published both books and periodicals, including the influential nonfiction journal Morbid Curiosity, which was collected in Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues, published in 2009 by Scribner.

Past books, now out of print, include Death's Garden, a collection of writing and photography about cemeteries; the collection of essays, fiction and artwork Lend the Eye a Terrible Aspect; and several chapbooks.