Analog Is Forever

Common Meter Press is an analog-first press based in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. In the digital day and age, we strive to be the very offline. (We say, on a website.)


The Press

We curate catharsis – through a few good papercuts. From books to zines to songbooks and more, we have big plans for small books.

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Look, we don't like exclusion. It's not that kind of club. It's more the "we don't judge you by the size of your TBR pile" kind of club.

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Currently, our press is by invitation only. We'll have an open reading period January - May 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.