“From a fathom of rope my neck will learn the weight of my ass” -F.Villon

Cicada Press is a New York City based publishing imprint founded in 2013.  Cicada is an artist run press, dedicated to poetic texts, art projects and works of non-fiction by artists and writers situated in the radical left.

The poetry of the slogan, the lyricism of the banner.

A subimprint of Cicada Press pursues work in translation by Eastern European writers and artists.