How-to: Submitting Your Manuscript

How-to: Submitting Your Manuscript

Dec 05, 2018

Submitting a manuscript query can be nerve wracking, but we hope we can make the process easier for you! (If you’re submitting from #PitMad, please...

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Makahiki: The Thanksgiving Most People Don't Know About

Makahiki: The Thanksgiving Most People Don't Know About

Nov 20, 2018

Written by Sean Paul Lavine Native Hawaiians of antiquity were giving thanks long before the Thanksgiving we know and observe today. Unlike the contemporary holiday,...

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Buying the Best Gift in the Best Way

Buying the Best Gift in the Best Way

Nov 20, 2018

Written by: Tiffany Watson Tis the season; how it comes so fast. In gift giving, I am always last minute and, if you are anything...

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Overcup Press takes a tour through Portland Art Museum

Overcup Press takes a tour through Portland Art Museum

Sep 21, 2018

Two of our favorite activities at Overcup Press are: reading books and wandering through museums. Lucky for us, we have a LOT of amazing books,...

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Coffee Shops in PDX to Check Out

Coffee Shops in PDX to Check Out

Jul 22, 2018

Looking for a great place to read and drink coffee? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here is a list of Portland coffeeshops, in no particular...

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Maryanna Hoggatt and Tolly Take the Bronze!

Maryanna Hoggatt and Tolly Take the Bronze!

Jun 24, 2018

PubWest has announced the 2018 Book Design Award Winners and we are so excited to announce Tolly took the Bronze in the Illustrated Children's Book category! Congratulations...

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Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People: Special Package

Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People: Special Package

May 27, 2018

With only 2 days until the release of our newest book, everyone here at Overcup is buzzing with excitement. Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People:...

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10 Inspiring Arts Events Happening in Portland This Month

10 Inspiring Arts Events Happening in Portland This Month

May 09, 2018

Image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/YLpyN3uaZqI Along with May flowers, Portland’s summer art scene is beginning to bloom. Time to unwrap yourself from your blanket burrito, open the...

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Valentine's Day 2018: Make it an Artful One!

Valentine's Day 2018: Make it an Artful One!

Feb 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day is here again! If you and your sweetie are looking for something different to do this Valentine’s Day, consider going out to one...

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Calling All Children (and Children-at-Heart)!

Calling All Children (and Children-at-Heart)!

Feb 05, 2018

Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week is upon us. Started by the Children’s Authors Network (CAN!), the first full week in February is devoted to hosting...

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Forest for the Trees 2017

Forest for the Trees 2017

Aug 14, 2017

Forest for the Trees Northwest is back! For the fifth year, artists have gathered in Portland to create beautiful murals around the city. Curated by...

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Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos

Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos

May 03, 2017

It’s been a few weeks since Tolly has been released in the world to be enjoyed by adults and children alike, but we’re still amazed by...

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Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

Feb 21, 2017

  Tall Trees of Paris  features many amazing artists. We’ve compiled a list of updates, showcasing some of their recent and upcoming events! Rebecka Tollens...

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For American Artist Appreciation Month, Celebrate Portland Talent

For American Artist Appreciation Month, Celebrate Portland Talent

Aug 12, 2016

August is American Artist Appreciation Month. Some may celebrate it by focusing on the classics, such as Norman Rockwell, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol. Others may...

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See How France Views Portland in this Le Monde Article

See How France Views Portland in this Le Monde Article

Jul 27, 2016

Ever wondered how other countries view American cities? Thanks to this article by French newspaper Le Monde featuring Overcup author Matt Wagner, you can see for...

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How to Celebrate Bastille Day This Side of the Atlantic

How to Celebrate Bastille Day This Side of the Atlantic

Jul 11, 2016

"Prise de la Bastille" (Storming of the Bastille) by Jean-Pierre Houël (Public domain courtesy of the National Library of France via Wikimedia Commons) On July...

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Maryanna Hoggatt - Exclusive Look at an Artist's One-of-a-kind Animal Army

Maryanna Hoggatt - Exclusive Look at an Artist's One-of-a-kind Animal Army

Jun 30, 2016

Hello friends, it’s summer in the northern hemisphere and the unusual weather has left us in a state of perplexity; last week the highs were...

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Artist Zach Johnsen Explores Surreal Folklore at Hellion Gallery

Artist Zach Johnsen Explores Surreal Folklore at Hellion Gallery

Jun 08, 2016

Portland was in for a treat at First Thursday! On June 2nd Zach Johnsen, one of the featured artists in The Tall Trees of Portland,...

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"Tall Trees" Artist Update! Bradley Delay Talks Art and Tattoos

"Tall Trees" Artist Update! Bradley Delay Talks Art and Tattoos

Jun 06, 2016

We at Overcup Press get (understandably) attached to the books we put out. Since publishing Matt Wagner’s Tall Trees of Portland, a luxurious art book...

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3 Absolutely Outstanding Cafes to Visit in Paris

3 Absolutely Outstanding Cafes to Visit in Paris

Jun 02, 2016

Cafés have always been bastions of egalitarianism in Parisian culture—spaces accessible to all for a small fee. But because many of those most frequented by...

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Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in France

Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in France

May 26, 2016

This Sunday is May 29th.  So, Happy Mother’s Day! Wait, before panic and doubt set in, and you begin to question if you did indeed...

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Style Matching Substance: Beautiful Biographies About Beautiful Visionaries

Style Matching Substance: Beautiful Biographies About Beautiful Visionaries

May 16, 2016

It’s May 16th—happy Biographer’s Day! This day pays homage to the first meeting between Samuel Johnson (the 18th century British author of the Dictionary of...

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Antler Last Thursday show featuring Susannah Kelly, Jon MacNair, & Morgaine Faye

Antler Last Thursday show featuring Susannah Kelly, Jon MacNair, & Morgaine Faye

Apr 28, 2016

For a smaller city, Portland Oregon has a fairly active arts scene. The tradition of First Thursday began back in 1986 and has grown into...

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The Tall Trees of Paris by Matt Wagner Featured in the Toronto Star

The Tall Trees of Paris by Matt Wagner Featured in the Toronto Star

Apr 04, 2016

  This past Sunday, The Toronto Star featured our upcoming title, The Tall Trees of Paris: 42 Independent Artists Share Their City and Their Work...

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