The Life Aquatic: We Spotlight Bucky's Astounding Submarisle

The Life Aquatic: We Spotlight Bucky's Astounding Submarisle

Jun 02, 2016

You may have thought today was an ordinary day. Little did you know, something extraordinary happened 57 years ago: a man with a dream took...

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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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Celebrate World Environment Day with Buckminster Fuller

Celebrate World Environment Day with Buckminster Fuller

Jun 02, 2016

On June 5th we’ll be celebrating World Environment Day. It’s the United Nations most important day to encourage worldwide awareness of environmental protection. It’s only...

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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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Happy Birthday to Us! Overcup Press Turns Six

Happy Birthday to Us! Overcup Press Turns Six

May 25, 2016

Break out the bubbly, because it’s our birthday! May 17, 2010 marked the day Overcup became an official press! And what better way to celebrate...

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Buckminster Fuller: Free Verse Poet of Geometry

Buckminster Fuller: Free Verse Poet of Geometry

May 19, 2016

In 1975, when Buckminster Fuller was almost eighty, he gave a series of lectures on his life’s work. These talks span over forty hours and...

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Naoshi featured at Hello Kitty & 99 Friends in NYC

Naoshi featured at Hello Kitty & 99 Friends in NYC

May 18, 2016

From April 16th to May 14th P!Q at Grand Central Station was overtaken by Hello Kitty and her many sanrio companions since. Overcup Press author  Naoshi...

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When in Paris: Three Must-See Museums That Aren’t the Louvre

When in Paris: Three Must-See Museums That Aren’t the Louvre

May 16, 2016

Part of being an artist means knowing places in your city where you can go for inspiration. These are the spots most mentioned by the...

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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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INDIEFAB Reader’s Choice Awards: The Finalists Are In

INDIEFAB Reader’s Choice Awards: The Finalists Are In

May 10, 2016

The Foreword Reviews Reader’s Choice Awards were created to prove that great literature and amazing novels did not need to come from only the titans...

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Thank You for Coming to The Tall Trees of Paris Book Release Event!

Thank You for Coming to The Tall Trees of Paris Book Release Event!

May 05, 2016

Sunlight streamed through the open garage door of Portland, Oregon's Gigantic Brewing Company’s Tap Room and Champagne Lounge last Saturday, illuminating gorgeous stacks of books, delicious...

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Christelle Enault! First Thursday Magic at Hellion Gallery

Christelle Enault! First Thursday Magic at Hellion Gallery

May 04, 2016

It’s hard to believe May is already here—but with each new month comes a new First Thursday! On May 5th, galleries in and around Portland’s...

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Get Caught Reading a Free Overcup Book!

Get Caught Reading a Free Overcup Book!

May 04, 2016

Actress Leslie Caron: Proudly Caught Reading (Image courtesy of Front Street Teens) Are you book buyer apt to cast a sideways glance before opening a...

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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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Party Time! Celebrate The Tall Trees of Paris with Overcup!

Party Time! Celebrate The Tall Trees of Paris with Overcup!

Apr 27, 2016

Put on your fanciest beret and get ready to see some beaux arts! Overcup Press is getting ready to release Matt Wagner’s newest title, The...

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Take Your Daughter, Son (and a Book!) to Work Day

Take Your Daughter, Son (and a Book!) to Work Day

Apr 26, 2016

What did you want to be when you grew up? Maybe an astronaut, a veterinarian, or a firefighter? And what inspired your dream? For many...

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare Strikes Again

Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare Strikes Again

Apr 25, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, or OSF, has grown from humble roots to startling success. Since 1935, the theater has been performing some of the greatest...

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Buckminster Fuller’s Legacy Inspires Sustainability Projects Across the Globe

Buckminster Fuller’s Legacy Inspires Sustainability Projects Across the Globe

Apr 22, 2016

Every day, you hear about a new way that humans are harming our planet, whether it's through earthquake-causing fracking, ozone-obliterating pollution, or ecosystem-destroying business practices....

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And The Winner Is...Overcup Press!

And The Winner Is...Overcup Press!

Apr 13, 2016

Great news! Overcup Press is excited to announce not one, not two, but three new awards for our titles! On April 8th the results of...

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In Honor of Record Store Day: Five Female Musicians Talk Books

In Honor of Record Store Day: Five Female Musicians Talk Books

Apr 12, 2016

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 16th. Since 2008, Record Store Day has become a day for vinyl-lovers to celebrate the unique culture surrounding...

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April Events, Festivals, and a Book Release Party!

April Events, Festivals, and a Book Release Party!

Apr 06, 2016

The 2nd Annual Ema Show Opening at Hellion Gallery Meet naoshi at the L.A. Times Festival of Books The Tall Trees of Paris book release...

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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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National Youth Art Month Is In Full Swing!

National Youth Art Month Is In Full Swing!

Mar 21, 2016

According to his mother, Pablo Picasso’s “first words were ‘piz, piz’, a shortening of lápiz, the Spanish word for ‘pencil.’” At eleven, Claude Monet was...

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Five Women Artists To Watch This Year

Five Women Artists To Watch This Year

Mar 14, 2016

Quick, name five artists. For most people with even a cursory arts education, five artists should come relatively easy. For those with a more intense...

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