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The primary vision of Texture Press is to increase international cultural literacy through literature and education.

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Innovative Writers of the 20th Century (Links)

tP began publishing chapbooks, broadsides, and photography in 1989. Many are now in the small press and special collections of universities, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Brown University, Stanford University, SUNY-Buffalo, University of Connecticut-Storrs, Harry Ransom Library (University of Texas-Austin), and Ohio University.

Authors and contributors include Rochelle Owens, Lynn Levin, Susan Smith Nash, Heather Thomas, John Bennett, Valerie Fox, Evald Flisar, Karl Young, Renee Ferrer, Don Riggs, Rose Hunter, Franklin L. King, Susy Delgado, Luisa Moreno, Buck Downs, Jack Foley, and many more.

Texture (the magazine) had a run of 5 issues. tP publications include chapbooks, monographs, and full-length collections of poetry, plays, short fiction, and essays.