About

Pile Press

Pile Press is inspired by the never-ending consumption, the ever-long stack of books to read and the curious creations made possible. Pile is a small independent press, publishing the creative works of women, non-binary and gender fluid artists. We publish our quarterly journals with local print shops to help fund our community and talented artists in the Portland, OR area. Printing with local shops allows us more choice in the things that matter. Where our money goes matters. We also print small batch and on partially recycled paper to reduce our environmental impact and strive towards sustainable practices (this is also why we only ship orders within the U.S).

SarahAnn Harvey (she/they)

Founder of Pile Press. A first in the family college graduate, writer, editor, artist, cat and plant lover and avid tea drinker. When not working her day job, you can find her engaged in yet another creative project or out in her garden with a beer in hand. You can find her works at Papeachu Press and included in a collection of poetry called There We Grew available on Amazon. She has also been recently published in Lucky Jefferson’s 365 Collection for 2021. Soon to be leading writing workshops in the Portland, OR area.

April Hernandez (she/her)

Portland native and best friend of founder SarahAnn. She graduated with a BFA in creative writing and you can find her work in The Wire’s Dream Magazine and her Pushcart Prize nominated poetry has been featured in Lucky Jefferson. When she’s not at work, you can find her spending time with her partner or reading as many books as she can possibly consume.

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