Publishing on Modern Greek culture 

An Australian based small press dedicated to publishing books and zines on aspects of Modern Greek cultures. 


new releases

“Harsh Out of Tenderness” by John Taylor

The first book in English that deals so thoroughly and poetically on the life and work of Greek poet and urban folklorist Elias Petropoulos.

This insider’s portrait features excerpts of Petropoulos’s writings, outlines his ideas and methodology, and includes touching reminiscences about the man behind the controversial reputation.

Previous Publications

Forbidden Verses From a Greek Underworld
A zine of underworld verses with original illustrations.
illustrated by Eva Harbridge.


Queerbetika: queering rebetika
Exploring queerness and homosexuality in rebetika.
by Michael Alexandratos

Cycladic Press

Sydney, Australia.