about tuumba

about tuumba


Tuumba Press was founded by Lyn Hejinian in 1976, and between then and 1984 Hejinian produced 50 handset letterpress chapbooks. Tuumba was revived in 1999 to publish (in conjunction with Leslie Scalapino's O Books) Uxudo, by Anne Tardos. Two other books, Red Car Goes By by Jack Collom and Orchid Jetsam by Leslie Scalapino (writing under the name Dee Goda) followed.

Lyn Hejinian remains the editor; cover production and design is by Ree Katrak.