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  • June 2024 (Announcement/Hiring) bex ya yolk joins Cita Press as Designer!
  • May 2024 (Announcement) Cita publishes a new edition of Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly. The foreword is by Mikita Brottman and the cover and illustrations are by Dajia Zhou.
  • April 2024 (Announcement/Hiring) Daniel Saldaña París joins Cita Press as Literary Translation & Technology Fellow.
  • March 2024 (Event) Cita is an exhibitor at Multiple Formats Art Book Fair and Symposium at Boston University School of the Arts on March 21, 2024.
  • January 2024 (Hiring) We're looking for a Literary Translation & Technology Fellow to translate one of Cita’s texts (ENG-SPA or SPA-ENG) and a short essay on the state of machine translation for literary pieces
  • 2023

  • December 2023 (Announcement) Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director of MIT Press, has joined Cita's Advisory Board!
  • November 2023 (Event) Come visit Cita Press at the Boston Art Book Fair! Friday, November 10 (preview party!) through Sunday, November 12!
  • October 2023 (Announcement/Press) An Immortal Book: Selected Writings by Sui Sin Far is published and available as a downloadable PDF and EPUB in addition to our web format. Learn more about the book with the Lost Ladies of Lit podcast, featuring Juliana Castro Varón and foreword writer Victoria Namkung. Cover by Shuhua Xiong. You can also purchase a print copy here.
  • October 2023 (Event) Cita is a virtual presenter for the 2023 Creative Commons Summit. Explore the program (including Cita's "Why Not Everything? Curation & Digital Archives").
  • June 2023 (Event) Cita Press is an exhibitor and presenter at the San Francisco Art Book Fair! Visit our table July 14-16 (preview July 13) and join us for a discussion on "New Life in the Public Domain" at 3 pm PT on July 14.
  • April 2023 (Grant Announcement) Cita to receive $750.000 from Mellon - Cita Press, together with our fiscal sponsor and community cultivation partner Educopia Institute, is thrilled to announce a new award from the Mellon Foundation.
  • March 2023 (Announcement/Press) Our new collection, Voices Around Me: Nobel Prize Lectures, comes out on March 8 (International Women's Day). Literary Hub cross-publishes the foreword by Jessi Haley, and the book is paired with two free, printable zines featuring the cover design by Fiorella Ferroni.


  • October 2022 (Announcement) Cita publishes a new foreword to our edition of Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by historical geographer Dr. Christy Hyman. Read more about Harriet Jacobs' contemporary influence via our newsletter.
  • August 2022 (Press) Cita Press is interviewed for AIGA Eye on Design's Recommended Reading series.
  • May 2022 (Announcement/Event) Cita is excited to publish a new edition of Edith Wharton's 1924 novella The Old Maid. Join us on 5/17 for a live virtual discussion of the book featuring journalist and author Krithika Varagur!


  • November 2021 (Announcement) We are thrilled to introduce Cita's inaugural Advisory Board: Janneke Adema, Vicky Checo, Katherine Maher, Jessica Meyerson, & Mindy Seu! We are grateful to the board for their guidance as we shape the future of Cita.
  • November 2021 (Event) Cita will be participating in the discussion "Opening Old Books" at Open Publishing Fest on 11/12 at 1 pm ET.
  • October 2021 (Announcement) Cita publishes a bilingual edition of Saint Teresa of Avila's Meditations on the Songs of Songs,. Watch the video launch featuring Juliana Castro, scholar Ana María Carvajal, and illustrator Catalina Vásquez here!
  • July 2021 (Announcement) Cita Press would love to hear from you! If you are a Cita reader (or prospective reader) who would like to give us feedback and advice on how we can best advance our work, please fill out our very brief reader survey. Thank you, and take care!
  • July 2021 (Announcement) We are excited to announce Jessi Haley as Cita Press's new Project & Editorial Coordinator. This position is facilitated by Educopia Institute, as part of the Mellon-sponsored Cita Press: Getting Fit Project. You can reach Jessi via
  • April 2021 - 2023 (Announcement) The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards Educopia $245,000 USD to support Cita Press' capacity and business planning.
  • April 23 2021 (Event) Juliana Castro to speak about Cita as part of the Digital Salon.
  • February 2021 (Announcement) Cita's Cypherpunk Women Anthology is now available for purchase in print.




  • Oct 27, 2018 (Event) OpenCon NYC - Adelphi University / Juliana Castro to present "Cita: Feminist Books for Print and Web" at the Satellite Event for OpenCon in New York City
  • July 31, 2018 (Press) TeXLibris - Creating Space in the Public Domain for Feminist Literature
  • June 7, 2018 (Press) Elle Brazil - A Cita Press, iniciativa independente, edita e disponibiliza trabalhos de escritoras.
  • June 6, 2018 (Press) Universo Movie Forward Plataforma oferece livros feministas para ler online e de graça!
  • May 24, 2018 (Event) Open Source Design Meetup NYC 6PM - ThoughtWorks, Inc. - 99 Madison Avenue - 15 F. / Please join us on thursday evening for a presentation and Q+A on Cita with Juliana Castro.
  • April 26 - 29, 2018 (Press) Cita in Spain! Saturday, April 28, 5 PM Tramallol, Seville, ESP - Juliana Castro will present Cita at Libre Graphics Meeting, an annual international convention for the discussion of free and open source software used with graphics.
  • April 20 - May 11, 2018 (Event) Opening Reception for If This Then That 6-8 PM - At Visual Arts Center Austin, TX - The seven projects present in If This Then That explore solutions to complex problems, using design as a catalyst for social interaction, wellbeing and intellectual discoveries.
  • March 20, 2018 (Event) Can I Use That?: Open Access and Creativity - PCL Library, 4 PM, Learning Lab 1 Austin, TX - Bookmaking workshop and panel on Copyright, Fair Use, public domain and open access.

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