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Welcome to Pierce Press!

“The best thing about being a publisher? Helping authors’ dreams come true.”

~ Charlotte Pierce, Publisher

We publish quality nonfiction & children’s books on themes of sustainability, diversity, open-access, alternative education, and collaboration. Drawing on 40 years of publishing experience, we collaborate with independent authors on their path to success.

Check out our successful Kickstarter for the new Daniel McFly children’s book, Oceans Alive!

An independent publisher
since 1989

Pierce Press collaborates with our authors to publish books for adults and children on topics relating to sustainability, peer learning, creativity, diversity, and stewardship of the Earth.

We specialize in captivating destinations with the DayTripper Books imprint; alternative & collaborative education with the Peeragogy Books imprint; and children’s books with the Gigglequick Books imprint.

Pierce Press also provides turnkey podcast production services, niche marketing materials, website management, and video production for nonprofits, small businesses, & individuals.

About Pierce Press

Pierce Press publishes books for children and adults in topics relating to sustainability, collaboration, creativity, and alternative education.

Our Bookstore

You can order our published books in our bookstore. Each direct order, we’ll contribute $1 contribution to Mission Blue or the Nature Conservancy.

Contact the publisher to learn more about wholesale & bulk ordering.

Our Authors

At Pierce Press, we guide our authors through the publishing journey. We are committed to their success every step of the way. Request a publishing consult (IPNE and IBPA members get a free 30-minute initial consult for every 3-month consulting period).

Our Books

Pierce Press collaborates with our authors to publish books for children and adults in topics relating to sustainability, peer learning, creativity, diversity, and stewardship of the Earth.

We specialize in captivating destinations with the DayTripper Books imprint; alternative & collaborative education with the Peeragogy Books imprint; and children’s books with the Gigglequick Books imprint.

Pierce Press also produces niche marketing materials, website management, and video production for nonprofits, small businesses, & individuals.

Who's Hiding In This Book? by Sheila Cordner

Who’s Hiding In This Book?
Meet Ten Famous Authors

Get a free copy of this book when you join our merry band of newsletter subscribers in January 2022!

By Sheila Cordner
Illustrated by Daniel Fiore

The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly

By Sheryl Davis
Illustrations by Eric Summers & Daniel Fiore

Peeragogy Handbook

The Peeragogy Handbook

The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly by Sheryl Davis

The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly

By Sheryl Davis
Illustrations by Eric Summers & Daniel Fiore

Peeragogy Handbook

The Peeragogy Handbook

More Pierce Press News

Paige Allen Takes Helm at Ingram Spark

Paige Allen, who took over the helm at the POD giant Ingram Spark in 2020, previews her IPNE conference keynote and outlines her agenda for IngramSpark in the years to come.

Heads UP! Fall Race Preview with Jim Dietz & Mark Wilson

Join legendary coaches & athletes Jim Dietz and Mark Wilson for a lively discussion full of insight, good stories, and practical tips for the fall head racing season – from the venerable Head of the Charles to the Schuylkill, Fish, Hooch, and Music.

Achieving Effective Collaboration

Host Pete Forsyth of Wiki Strategies and digital innovator Leo Vivier tease out peeragogical patterns in free software and community organizing. They zoom in on how people coordinate actions in large, decentralized projects and how to run fun, friendly conferences in this ecosystem.

Comp Titles: What Makes Your Book Unique?

What makes your book unique? The answer is more complicated than many authors think. Our experts explain how to find “comparative” or “competitive” titles and refine your niche.

Club Spotlight Pop-Up Podcast: North Cascades Crew

With a boathouse named after Boys in the Boat legend Joe Rantz, how can a rowing club go wrong? Meet the remarkable, community-focused North Cascades Crew on Lake Stevens in Washington State!

Engaging in Challenging Conversations

Why do we avoid challenging or difficult conversations? What are the patterns we can draw on for the best outcome?

Accessible Day Trips in Greater Boston

Among the many organizations making the outdoors accessible is the Universal Access office of the Mass. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation provides excellent information and a richly populated event calendar.

Learn-to-Row Day, June 5, 2021

The 20th National Learn to Row Day will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at rowing clubs and in health clubs throughout the United States.

Rowing to College

How can your student bridge the gap between their dream of a college experience and finding the university program that fits best with their rowing and academic goals?

Help Daniel Keep the Oceans Alive!

Our award-winning author, certified permaculturist Sheryl Davis, who is inspiring a new generation to care for the earth & oceans.