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Why the Wapshott Press exists

The Wapshott Press was founded in 2007 to publish the work of an online friend who was having a run of bad luck. And the cherry on top was that a story that had previously been accepted by a small press was sent back to her. She got the “sorry you’re fucked” letter the day she got out of the hospital. Oh, and she would be back for surgery and had no health insurance. Well, I couldn’t do anything about her health or finances but I could certainly publish her story. And so the publishing world was gifted with a charming collection of gay cuddle porn written by people with two X chromosomes, a handsome volume called “Chase and Other Stories.” And because that was so much fun, Wapshott published a similar collection, “The Tagger and Other Stories,” about a year later.
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