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Optimist Press gazes confidently down the primrose path of future possibility while exhuming the buried past and pondering our catastrophic present.

The Substack Edition of Optimist Press offers regular news and analysis, poetry and works published under an Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons license to the general public. We call these “free culture” works. We also offer a selection of notes, journals, creative works and excerpts of non-fiction for a monthly fee of 5 dollars, or annual fee of 50 dollars. Our website, optimist.press, is the perfect nexus for viewing all our activities.