About Red Butte Press
Established in 1984 when premiere Bay Area printers, Lewis and Dorothy Allen offered an 1846 Columbian hand press to the J. Willard Marriott Library, Red Butte Press honors and extends the traditions of fine press printing, producing finely crafted, limited editions.
The Press is committed to contemporary dialogue, publishing essays focused on the western states as well as the best in modern fiction and poetry.
Red Butte Press commissions original artwork, uses quality paper and binding materials, and prints letterpress to make each book a reflection of its contents. The Press prioritizes in-house production, opportunities for student participation, innovative graphic and structural design, and meaningful collaboration with local and regional artists, authors, and academics.