Cattywampus Press


Cattywampus Press is an artist-run micro press based in Austin, Texas. We utilize traditional and contemporary print technologies and methods to produce short-run editions of books and goods that recontextualize the American South.

Who We Are

Daedelus Hoffman is an artist, author, curator, and aspiring librarian whose work has been featured in numerous arts publications including Glasstire, ArtForum, Arts International, The New York Times, Destroyer Journal, The Creators Project, and Art in America. He is also the founder of H I X — a project-based collective critically surveying the culture scape of the contemporary American South. His work resides in the permanent collections of the Wright State Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Art Tallahassee, and the Santa Fe College Center for Contemporary Art. 

Lindsay Starr, is a communication designer and educator specializing in book design and project management. In addition to co-running Cattywampus Press, she is an Assistant Professor for the School of Art + Design at Texas State University. Her design work has been recognized by Print Magazine's Regional Design Annual, AIGA 50 Book/50 Covers, the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, The New York Book Show, and The Texas Institute of Letters.


Dirty Dark Place, Kyle, Texas Fleamarket
RecSpec Gallery, Austin, Texas
South Congress Books, Austin, Texas

We offer wholesale pricing for independent retailers. Please contact us if you are interested in carrying our products in your store.

Past Shows & Exhibitions

Paper Trail, printed matter show and sale, hosted at Brick, San Antonio, Texas, June 8–9, 2018

Press Fest ATX, printed matter show and sale, hosted at The Vortex, Austin, Texas, October 11, 2017

San Anto Zine Fest (SAZF), printed matter show and sale, hosted at the Guadalupe Cultrual Arts Center, San Antonio, Texas, October 7, 2017

Lone Star Zine Fair, invitational exhibition and sale, hosted by the University of Texas Libraries at Cheer-up Charlies, Austin, Texas, June 11, 2017

Permanent Collections

We ask libraries, special collections, and other institutions to pay the "academic" price when acquiring books for permanent collections. 

University of Texas at San Antonio, Libraries, Special Collections

Albert B. Alkek Library, Texas State University, San Marcos, General Collection