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Wedding Announcement

It is with delight that our Matrika Press team sends blessings and congratulations to our publisher and founder “Twinkle” Marie Manning and her husband Ed Porter who were wed on Saturday, July 13th. They are on their honeymoon and when she returns she will be responding to the influx of post-GA emails regarding Matrika Press.

Visit Matrika Press at GA!

Unitarian Universalists who are interested in publishing your work, Visit us at the UU Women and Religion booth in the exhibit hall at General Assembly for more information! Our “A Sermon in My Pocket Series” is for clergy and lay people alike. Also, inquire about how your congregation can utilize Matrika Press Anthology Series can for fundraising and outreach!

Sad News

It is with sadness we share that Matrika Press author Rev. Dr. Dorothy May Emerson passed away yesterday. Dorothy was beloved in her community. Her life and works touched many. We offer sincere condolences to her family and friends. Dorothy, may you rest in peace, and rest in power.


Rev. Dr. Dorothy May Emerson
November 20, 1943 – May 13, 2019

Coming Soon!! Making a Monster

While Sue Roy Humphries’ manuscript reveals the trade and techniques of transforming some of Hollywood’s most beautiful and beloved icons into infamous villains and fantastical creatures, its content also lends a lens unto the human psyche, including that of choosing what to believe in – said another way, choosing One’s Faith.

New Book by Elizabeth Fisher – Coming this spring

Matrika Press is delighted to be collaborating with UU Women and Religion to publish The Circle Model of Shared Leadership by Elizabeth Fisher (Author of the Rise Up and Call Her Name: A Woman- honoring Journey into Global Earth- based Spiritualities curriculum)

The Circle Model of Shared Leadership will be available in May 2019

Also stay-tuned for information about Shared Leadership retreats lead by UU Women & Religion facilitators Gretchen Ohmann and Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning. They will guide participants through Elizabeth’s instruction manual and explore the Circle Model of ritual and music together.

Calling All Spiritual Authors

More and more we are being called to live into our faith tradition’s spiritual aspects. Matrika Press is inviting spiritual authors to submit their works for consideration. Particular areas of interest are poetry, meditations, rituals, path-directional-outlines:

❉ Mindfulness

❉ Transformation

❉ Metaphysical, Esoteric, Mystic, Earth-Centered Paths

❉ Theist

❉ Humanist

❉ UU Sources

❉ IMM Philosophies