Soho Press is not only the name of our press; it’s the imprint within Soho dedicated to literary fiction (and the occasional memoir). The Soho Press imprint publishes bold literary voices—authors who craft new and powerful stories and offer us fresh ways of seeing the world. Soho Press authors include Alex Shakar (Luminarium), Edwidge Danticat (The Farming of Bones), Matt Bell (In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods), Paula Bomer (Nine Months), and dozens of other brilliant writers from across the globe.

Featured Authors

Pola Oloixarac

Pola Oloixarac is a fiction writer and essayist. Her novels, Savage Theories and Dark Constellations, have been translated into seven languages. She wrote the libretto for the opera Hercules in Mato Grosso, which debuted at Buenos Aires’s Teatro Colón and then premiered in New York City. Her fiction has appeared in Granta, n+1, and The White Review, and she has contributed articles on politics and culture for The New York Times and the BBC World Service, among others. She lives in San Francisco, where she’s completing a PhD at Stanford University.

Author Of

Savage Theories

Steve Toutonghi

A native of Seattle, Steve Toutonghi studied fiction and poetry while completing a BA in Anthropology at Stanford. After various professional forays, he began a career in technology that led him from Silicon Valley back to Seattle. Join is his first novel.

Author Of

Join; Side Life

Mira Ptacin

Mira Ptacin is a creative nonfiction and children's book author and New York Times bestselling ghostwriter whose work has appeared in Guernica, NPR, New York Magazine, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The National Book Foundation, The Morning News, The Rumpus, and more. She leads the creative nonfiction writing program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine, and lives on Peaks Island, Maine, with her husband, Andrew; son, Theo; and their two dogs, Huckleberry and Maybe.

Author Of

Poor Your Soul

Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe first arrived in the US to take up appointment as the founding editor of African Commentary, a magazine published by the Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe. He has been a visiting professor at Brown University, Connecticut College, Simon's Rock College, Trinity College, and the University of Lagos (as a Fulbright scholar). The author of Foreign Gods, Inc., Ndibe served on the editorial board of Hartford Courant where his essays won national and state awards. He earned MFA and PhD degrees from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He lives in West Hartford, CT, with his wife, Sheri, and their three children.

Author Of

Foreign Gods, Inc.; Arrows of Rain; Never Look an American in the Eye

Mary Volmer

Mary Volmer was born in Grass Valley, California, and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She earned a Masters degree from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and an MFA in Creative Writing from Saint Mary’s College, California.  She is the founding director of the Saint Mary’s College Honors Program and a professor in the Collegiate Seminar and Composition programs. Crown of Dust is her first novel. For more information, visit her website.

Author Of

Crown of Dust; Reliance, Illinois