Dominic Hoey and Samuel Walsh

Dominic is an author and poet. Samuel is an arts facilitator and producer. They founded boutique publishing house Dead Bird Books in 2019. Manifesto: "We want to offer a voice to local writers working in the margins, who for a myriad of reasons don’t often fit the common mould of the publishing world. This includes writers without a higher education, people with learning disabilities and mental illness, people from working class communities and those whose subject matter doesn’t fit into the current paradigm."

Books
Feb 24, 2021
Illustration of a dead bird with the words "Dead Bird Books" underneath, all on a backdrop of lawn

The fine art of naming your indie publishing house

'It's so hard to come up with something that isn't painfully earnest or stupid.'

Read on.


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