About

First To Knock publishes books & records.

First To Knock titles have been featured in outlets such as Los Angeles Review of Books, CrimeReadsThe Washington Post, Leaf by Leaf, Tulsa WorldCinepunx, Largehearted BoyAquarium Drunkard, The Line of Best Fit, Bustle, The Rodeo, This Land, Tulsa Public Radio/NPR, and Weird History.

First To Knock titles are available on the FTK webshop. Titles are also available at select bookshops across the U.S., including Mast Books (New York City); The Dial Bookshop (Chicago); Quimby's (Chicago); Seminary Co-Op (Chicago); Shuga Records (Chicago); Atomic Books (Baltimore); Magic City Books (Tulsa); The Gilcrease Museum (Tulsa); Secret Headquarters (Los Angeles); The Heard Museum (Phoenix); BATT Coop (Paris); and Static Age Records (Michigan City).

Writer Michael P. Daley formed First To Knock in 2017. The company is independently run and distributed. First To Knock is based in Chicago.