Ex Ophidia Press

Ex Ophidia Press is a fine literary press, specializing in the publication of contemporary poetry and fiction by distinguished writers in fine editions. The Press was founded in 2014 by Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, the internationally acclaimed author and handpress printer.As proprietor of the Plain Wrapper Press in Verona, Italy, Mr. Rummonds worked with Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning writers, serving as editor and designer, as well as printer of their text in superb limited editions. His authors included Jorge Luis Borges, John Cheever, Anthony Burgess, Italo Calvino, Dana Gioia, Jack Spicer, Manuel Mujica Láinez, and Paul Zweig, among others.He brings the same attention to detail and standards of excellence to Ex Ophidia Press publications as he did to limited editions books he printed on iron handpresses.


Advisory Board


Sharon Cumberland, Professor of English, Seattle University.

James T. Jones, Professor emeritus, University of Missouri.

Gregory C. Richter, Professor of Linguistics, Truman State

    University.