Ugly Duckling Presse

We offer many ways to subscribe, including new and expanded “sustaining” options, paid either monthly or annually with an option to renew automatically at the end of the year. Some levels include tax-deductible donations. View details below, then click one one of the buttons to order with a credit card or checking account (ACH). First fifty subscribers will receive a special-edition letterpress broadside, hot off the press. 
*International subscriptions are priced higher to cover shipping costs.
*To sponsor a subscription to a library, prison reading program, or other nonprofit, click here.

        

  

+ Full Presse Subscription: $240 / $20 per month 

— ALL the year’s regular edition titles and periodicals (20+ titles) at a discount of approximately 30%
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
— Invitation to special events held in our studio

+ Chapbook Subscription: $60 / $5 per month

— ALL of the year’s chapbooks (7+ titles) at a discount of approximately 25%
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
— Invitation to special events held in our studio

+ Membership: $60 / $5 per month

— Sampler of new and classic UDP titles
— UDP tote bag
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
—Invitation to special events held in our studio

+ Half Presse Subscription: $144 / $12 per month

— Half of the year’s regular edition titles and periodicals (10+ titles), at a discount of approximately 20%
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
— Invitation to special events held in our studio

+ Supporting Subscription: $300 / $25 per month (partially tax-deductible)

— ALL the year’s regular edition titles and periodicals (20+ titles) at a discount of approximately 30%
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
— Invitation to special events held in our studio
— Your support credited in our print catalog and on our site
$75 is tax-deductible

+ Bibliophile Subscription: $600 / $50 per month (partially tax-deductible)

— ALL the year’s regular edition titles and periodicals (20+ titles) at a discount of approximately 30%
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
— Invitation to special events held in our studio
— Your support credited in our print catalog and on our site
— Special Editions and Ephemera (posters, bookmarks, postcards)
$175 is tax-deductible

 

+ Collector's Circle: $1000 / $83.50 per month (partially tax-deductible)

— ALL the year’s regular edition titles and periodicals (20+ titles) at a discount of approximately 30%
— UDP Membership Card (15% off your online purchases)
— Invitation to special events held in our studio
— Your support credited in our print catalog and on our site
— Special Editions and Ephemera (posters, bookmarks, postcards)
— A unique artist book, created by the UDP collective, in a limited edition exclusively for Collector’s Circle members.
$375 is tax-deductible

+ Lifetime Subscription to the Eastern European Poets Series: $500 (partially tax-deductible)

—All current year titles
—All forthcoming titles in the series (approximately two books a year)
—Special ephemera
—Lifetime acknowledgment in our print catalog and on our site
—$200 is tax deductible

Initiated in 2003, the Eastern European Poets Series is dedicated to publishing the work of contemporary Eastern European poets in translation (often in bilingual editions), emigré authors who write in English, and influential poets of the Eastern European avant-garde whose work is not widely available in English translation. You can view a full list of previously published titles here.

+ Lifetime Subscription to Emergency INDEX / Playscripts Series: $500 (partially tax-deductible)

—The current issue of INDEX and current year’s Playscript
—All forthcoming titles
—Special ephemera
—Lifetime acknowledgment in our print catalog and on our site
—$200 is tax deductible

Brought to you by the Bros. Lumiere — publishers of the legendary Emergency Gazette (1999-2002) — Emergency currently includes the annual Emergency INDEX and Emergency Playscripts series. Subscribe for life and receive these yearly publications, and whatever else the Brothers dream up in the future — because performance matters. You can view a full list of INDEX volumes here and of Playscript titles here.

+ Lifetime Subscription to the Dossier Series: $500 (partially tax-deductible)

—All current year titles
—All forthcoming titles in the series (approximately two books a year)
—Special ephemera
—Lifetime acknowledgment in our print catalog and on our site
—$200 is tax deductible

The Dossier Series was founded in 2008 to expand the formal scope of the press. Dossier publications don’t share a single genre or form—poetry, essay, criticism, interview, artist book, polemical text—but an investigative impulse, broadly conceived. You can view a full list of previously publishing Dossier titles here.