Founded in 1986, and in 1994 granted nonprofit status, Mercury House / Words Given Wings Literary Arts Project has published a mix of fiction (novels, story collections, literary classics, and works in translation) and nonfiction in areas such as environment and nature, literary travel, film and performing arts, human rights, women’s studies, and biography and memoir. The press is overseen by directors and board members, supported by a talented group of interns, and has received generous assistance from grants, supporters and friends.


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