"Portland's most exciting new publisher," Perfect Day publishes one book of creative nonfiction per year, and received a 2017 Oregon Literary Fellowship.

Our eighth title, Mohamed Asem's Stranger in the Pen, is available now.

Our seventh title, sung's What About the Rest of Your Life, is a 2018 Lambda Literary Award finalist.

Perfect Day is distributed by Propeller Books. Bookstores can place bulk orders here.

Martha Grover’s memoir The End of My Career is a 2017 Oregon Book Award finalist. “Martha Grover is the voice of Portland right now,” raved the Portland Mercury in their fall arts guide.

Nick Jaina’s Get It While You Can was a 2016 Oregon Book Award finalist in creative nonfiction. Nick toured Europe and North America throughout 2015 and 2016 in support of his “wonderful, timely debut memoir.”

Love Is Not Constantly Wondering If You Are Making the Biggest Mistake of Your Life reached #1 on the Powell’s bestseller list in May, 2012. The book is now in its fourth printing.

Perfect Day’s entire catalog made the Portland Mercury’s 2011 ‘best local’ list“These books would’ve made it onto this list on their own merits, but they also mark the debut of a noteworthy new Portland publisher.”

Trailer: Yeah. No. Totally. from Perfect Day Publishing on Vimeo.

V/O: Lisa Wells & Eli Hopkins
Art: Brooke Thompson
Editing & Everything Hard to Do: Jeremy Bird