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Hope Amico

Gutwrench Press' letterpress postcard + writing prompt project is, at this point, a sacred institution. It's not only gorgeous and singular, but also consistently surprising and inspiring.

With a Keep Writing subscription you receive one handmade letterpress-printed postcard each month for one year. Each card is a 5.5" x 8.5" folded card that tears in half. One half is a custom designed print for you to keep, the other half has a question or prompt for your response...[ continued ]

In the first issue of Keep Loving, Keep Fighting in ten years (!!!), Hope gives us an art object. Combining short, poetic lines about loss, grief, and spirituality with full-color spreads of transcendent mixed-media art, this is a zine to hold close.

32 pages, half-letter size. Full-color, rubberband binding, letter-pressed covers.

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In a series of interviews with queer women and non-binary folks, Fear, Safety, & Femmes examines what safety looks like. What places and people create a sense of safety? Which qualities in people create a sense of danger? What self-defense tools and techniques do people use to feel safer?

20 pages, cut half-letter size.

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A gorgeous little zine dedicated to friends dealing with grief and to a late great cat. Words and images in tribute, in support, in mourning.

Letterpressed cover, risographed interiors blue, hand-bound. 16 pages, quarter-size.

The feeling of home. Perfect for all wanderers. From letterpress artist Hope Amico. 

Part of her Keep Writing letterpressed postcard subscription series.  

A handsome tooth, from letterpress artist Hope Amico.

Part of her Keep Writing letterpressed postcard subscription series.

Ever-important reminder, from letterpress artist Hope Amico.  

Part of her Keep Writing letterpressed postcard subscription series.

A reprint of this 2008 issue of Keep Loving, Keep Fighting. Forty pages of feeling at home in New Orleans, communication between friends, death, visiting Montreal, and moving away.

Letterpressed covers. 32 pages, quarter-size.

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Two issues of the art zine Eulalia in one. Grief and romance, hand-in-hand. 

Gorgeously designed! Letterpress-printed covers. Each issue is bound with a special do-si-do binding, so each half can be read separately.

40 pages, quarter-size.

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"Stay weird. Your fellow weirdos will find you." Another letterpressed reminder from Hope Amico.

4" x 5" card.