The Mechanical Bird Press

A small imprint publishing short, original texts of fiction and history, in digital and sometimes physical formats.

Books

cover of Latest News from the Underworld

Latest News from the Underworld

SHORT STORIES

Mythic landscapes, lost cities, fairytale castles, and alien worlds, all packed into a hundred tiny stories.

cover of the House of Lancaster

The House of Lancaster

HISTORY

Life, death and betrayal in a medieval dynasty. A short history combining brief character sketches with margin notes, illustrations and graphics.

cover of Down Until Further Notice

Down Until Further Notice

FICTION

Not so much a novella as a maintenance manual. Once the greatest of wizards, Merlin fell for one of his own tricks and is now trapped inside the complex, a boundless expanse of interiors. All of which need sweeping on a regular basis.

cover of the Queen of Falling

The Queen of Falling

SHORT STORY

London, 1436 and the French mother of the King of England is being held against her will. Despairing and alone, she searches the events of her life for understanding.

THE MECHANICAL BIRD PRESS
2024