About

First To Knock publishes books, records, & prints.

First To Knock titles have been featured in outlets such as Los Angeles Review of Books, CrimeReadsLeaf by Leaf, Tulsa WorldCinepunx, Largehearted BoyAquarium Drunkard, The Line of Best Fit, Bustle, The Rodeo, This Land, Tulsa Public Radio/NPR, and Weird History. Writer Michael P. Daley formed First To Knock in 2017. The company is based in Chicago.

First To Knock draws upon writers, designers, and artists from around the United States. Contributors include:

Kevin Barry, artist
Julia Bembenek, writer
Will Cameron, designer
Bryan Cipolla, designer
Michael P. Daley, writer and editor
Nick Ferreira, designer and artist
Eleanor Rose Lee, songwriter and musician
Mark Iosifescu, writer and designer
Evan Jenkins, photographer
Sam Kunkel, translator
Edward Lasala, artist and writer
Janice Law, writer
Julian Montague, designer
Augustus Muller, musician
Lou Perliss, writer
Charlie Smith, guru