Monstrous Regiment Publishing Ltd is a micropress based in a wee flat in Leith, Edinburgh, founded by two MSc Publishing graduates (Ellen Desmond and Lauren Nickodemus) while still at uni in 2017.

Their passion for publishing working class writers, as well as topics of intersectional feminism and sexuality led them on a mission to curate bold and fresh content; the stuff they felt was often missing from bookshelves.

In 2018 Monstrous expanded to include one contracted in-house designer (Hannah Killoh) and two student assistant interns (Lauren Mulvihill andd Kelli Staake).



 
Ellen and Lauren with writer Lisa-Marie Ferla at the launch of The Bi-ble: Vol 1 at Lighthouse Bookshop in Edinburgh

Ellen and Lauren with writer Lisa-Marie Ferla at the launch of The Bi-ble: Vol 1 at Lighthouse Bookshop in Edinburgh