Gutwrench Press is dedicated to better correspondence through letterpress printed postcards, unique hand-bound books, and zines exploring our connections to our hometowns.  We re-purpose materials whenever possible and encourage you to write back through the Keep Writing Postcard Project.


questions? custom print inquires? knock knock jokes?

email:  Hope at gutwrenchpress@gmail.com

want to send me a letter? write:

P.O.Box 221

Arabi, LA 70032

Hope Amico founded Gutwrench Press in 2008.  She has a BFA from Louisiana State University, focusing on printmaking and book arts. She has worked with letterpress printers in Louisiana and the Bay Area, and in 2106 she returned to New Orleans where she now resides.  In her other life, she teaches yoga to all sorts of people.

 teaching at Blackbird Letterpress.  photo by Mark Martin

teaching at Blackbird Letterpress. photo by Mark Martin

what other people say:

New Orleans Magazine May 2018

Country Roads Magazine, October 2017

The Daily Reveille May 2017 where a student from my alma mater gets my last name very wrong

Boxcar Press December 2015

SFGate July 2015

Poppytalk November 2011 with Blackbird Letterpress