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The earliest publishers were also printers. These noble careers diverged as the cost of owning newer, high speed printing equipment became too expensive an investment for most publishers. Those publishers who continued to print, and there are a number in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts, preserve the hands-on creation of fine works of art and literature. Adastra Press, Kat Ran Press, Pennyroyal Press, Swamp Press, and Warwick Press all work locally, carrying on a 500-year-old tradition, creatively combining letterpress, offset, and high-resolution digital imaging. Levellers Press, formed by the worker-owners of Collective Copies in 2009, comes from a completely different direction to a publishing world in flux. We have witnessed a revolution in imaging technology from the first analog color copiers, to Xerox Docutechs in the 1990s, to today's 2400 dpi Xerox Docucolors printing on sheets as large as 13 x 19 inches. Unwieldy graphic files and slow computer processing have given way to lean Adobe Acrobat documents, high speed scanners and speedier RIPs (rasterized image processing). Our core business allows us to own this new technology, including the bindery equipment that completes a high quality print-on-demand publication. We find ourselves imbedded in the rich political and cultural environment of Western Massachusetts where many worthy manuscripts go unpublished. As Levellers Press we hope to provide a ready vehicle for authors whether we publish their work or help in a self-publishing effort. We have worked successfully with authors and publishers all over the U. S. and welcome all inquiries.
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Levellers Press updated their cover photo.Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 7:58pm
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Levellers PressFriday, February 16th, 2018 at 9:21pm
Great review of Pirates of Cologne by Dinah Mack. In Book by Book:

The Pirates of Cologne is a gripping, moving story that pulled me in right from the first pages. The novel is action-packed and filled with suspense, but it also has a lot of heart, as you come to care for these brave boys who choose to put their lives at risk for what is right. It is inspiring, but it is set in WWII, so it is not all happy endings for all of the boys. As much as I resisted reading yet another WWII story, there are still important stories to be told, and this novel introduced me to a different aspect of that period of history that I had been unaware of. The Edelweiss Pirates were real, though these characters are fictional, and the courage and dedication of these young people was awe-inspiring and is important for today's youth to learn about. https://bookbybook.blogspot.com/2018/02/teenya-review-pirates-of-cologne.html
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Levellers PressSaturday, February 3rd, 2018 at 12:27pm
Donna Jenson stepped up a guest columnist at the Gazette this week. You can find her book, Healing My Life at the Off the Common Bookshop at Collective Copies and online at the Levellers Press online bookstore (http://bit.ly/2llC5yY).
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Levellers PressFriday, January 26th, 2018 at 10:55pm
So glad to have met Donald Vitkus out on the stump with "You'll like it here" author Ed Orzechowski, both working hard to shed light on the mental health institutions that not long ago warehoused citizens, many with unrealized potential like Donald. His was a heroic life in the end.
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Levellers Press shared Collective Copies's post.Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 3:54pm
Counterpunch.org calls Leo Chang's Reflections on the Roots of U.S. Involvement in Korea a "must-read"
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Levellers PressFriday, December 1st, 2017 at 8:27am
If you missed the Easthampton book launch here's another opportunity to hear Donna Jenson and John Sheldon. This time at the beautiful Arms Library in Shelburne Falls this Sunday at 3.

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Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 6:21pm
Great review of Pirates of Cologne by Dinah Mack. In Book by Book:

The Pirates of Cologne is a gripping, moving... https://t.co/1Gd5RSdgcB
Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at 9:27am
Donna Jenson stepped up a guest columnist at the Gazette this week. You can find her book, Healing My Life at... https://t.co/FRojE4Kh3z
Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 7:55pm
So glad to have met Donald Vitkus out on the stump with "You'll like it here" author Ed Orzechowski, both... https://t.co/DjVs2jm0aa
Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 12:54pm
https://t.co/fM8NdOpfOy calls Leo Chang's Reflections on the Roots of U.S. Involvement in Korea a "must-read" https://t.co/j1jD2XMWBH

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