Aforementioned is an award-winning press publishing fiction, essays, and poems that combine the cerebral with the visceral—in other words, we support literature that makes readers think and feel. Our books have been praised by Esquire, NewPages, Kirkus Reviews, and Publishers Weekly, and our titles have received honors and awards from The Massachusetts Center for the Book and The New England Poetry Club.
We also produce a literary journal, apt, through which we publish short-form work online each week and long-form work in print once a year. Our contributors’ writing has been reprinted in The Best of the Net anthology and listed among the notable essays in The Best American Essays (2014 and 2017).
We are committed to supporting writers of color, queer writers, women and non-binary writers, and disabled writers by publishing their work and bolstering conversations about their writing online and through our live events.
Aforementioned is also a theatre company. We produce literary events and limited engagements of experimental theatre in the metro Boston area.
As an independent, non-profit organization, we’re grateful for financial support from readers via book sales and donations, and in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council.