Seven Stories Press is an independent publishing company. Located in New York City, the company was founded by editor Dan Simon in 1995 after he parted company with Four Walls Eight Windows. The company was named for its seven founding authors: Annie Ernaux, Gary Null, the estate of Nelson Algren, Project Censored, Octavia E. Butler, Charley Rosen, and Vassilis Vassilikos, all of whom have continued to publish with Seven Stories.
Seven Stories' nonfiction offerings focus on U.S. foreign policy, pacifism, feminism, social justice, and civil, labor, and human rights. From 1997 to 2005, it published the "Open Media series," a series of books, pamphlets and treatises co-founded in 1991 by Greg Ruggiero in opposition to the first Gulf War. The series is now published by City Lights Books, where Ruggiero works as editor.**
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