About AMP

We publish content to change the world.

Animal Mineral is an independent press specializing in bold stories that strengthen community and free us to imagine a world without institutionalized limitations and socialized exclusions.

Animal Mineral answers the call to rewrite our collective narrative to move toward a culture that is celebratory, compassionate, courageous, provocative, connected, and challenging. 

 

Why Animal Mineral Press?

Because we’ve experienced firsthand the way bold stories can change individual lives and communities...

Co-founders Tavia Gilbert and Cathy Plourde

Co-founders Tavia Gilbert and Cathy Plourde

Because we believe that women and girls can be superheroes, that men and boys’ voices matter just as much, and that non-binary is rich and valuable...

Because we think the creative disruption of what’s expected is healthy and exciting…

Because the people and corporations running the world do not reflect our existence, lives, norms, values, needs, and yearnings...

Because we believe our personal and political privilege comes with responsibility....

...We are called — we are emboldened — to do things differently.