Analog Is Forever

At Common Meter, we curate and create physical goods that you can hold in your hands. While books are our main raison d'Γͺtre, we have big plans for multidisciplinary projects.

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The Press

We create analog-only books, zines, chabpooks, and anthologies. Follow us for adventure.

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Let's Make Something

The Studio

We work with cool people to make books, zines, and other things come to life.

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Currently, our press is by invitation only. We'll have an open reading period in the fall of 2024.

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About us

Meredith and Andrew founded Common Meter Press while working on their first record together. Media and startup alums, the pair decided to launch a press to support like-minded artists and writers facing the challenges of launching creative work.

About Meredith:
Meredith Smith is a creative writing MFA dropout whose work somehow has appeared in literary magazines, punk mags, craft blogs and more. Her degree is not in Creative Writing.

About Andrew:
Andrew Musselman was raised in rural Illinois near St Louis, and central Pennsylvania. He has lived in New York, France, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Washington, and Oregon.

  • Chapbooks

    Our chapbooks offer catharsis through poetry collections by unique worldwide authors.

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  • Songbooks

    Our Liner Notes offer musicians and artists a way to continue their storytelling.

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  • Anthologies

    Our anthologies are like a mixtape featuring new and undiscovered artists in a variety of forms.

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