Undiscovered Countries Press produces illustrated fiction and poetry. We pair emerging visual
artists and writers in collaboration on short
pieces - each creating a new work in response
to a piece of the other's.
These get published as program inserts
in our bimonthly Festival Programs, and
then compiled in the September Yearbook,
published in coordination with our
We are currently accepting submissions
for the 2016 - 2017 yearbook! To have your
writing illustrated or your drawings written to,
email us at
Three short stories and an essay.
Written by Kofi D. Opam
Illustrated by Shakhed Hadaya
& ENTIRELY OUT OF PLACE
Iris is an awkward 10-year-old black girl who doesn't always feel like she fits in. But when it is revealed she was born with special powers and will soon be tasked with being the guardian of several dimensions, Iris learns to accept herself and that it takes more than "strength" to protect what she loves.
By Brianne Rowe.
Emily Lu keeps dreaming about a monolith in the desert. A comic about what it means to "go crazy."
A graphic novella by Molly Liu. Copies and original art are available at Undiscovered events; copies are also available at Desert Island and Bluestockings.
(cw: intimate partner violence)