Wesley Burton presales 2016

The time has arrived for us to celebrate the publication of Where the Sky has No Stars by Wesley Burton!!

Join us for his official launch party on

Thursday, October 20th, 2016


Pittsfield Public Library

Help us to know how many books to have on hand by purchasing your copy in advance by clicking the paypal link below.




Call for Submissions

quill pen ink

We are accepting “ready-to-publish”  manuscripts for our Demi-Books collection.

Ideal books for our Demi-Books collection include:

1s seed of life3Meditations

1s seed of life3Poetry

1s seed of life3Simple How-To’s

1s seed of life3Musings

1s seed of life3Myths

1s seed of life3Introductions to Your Practice

1s seed of life3Introductory Lessons

1s seed of life3Synopsis on a Workshop or Retreat Series

1s seed of life3Blog Compilations

1s seed of life3Short Memoirs

1s seed of life3Philosophies

1s seed of life3Prayer or Ritual Books

Click HERE for more information and to submit your work.

introducing a Maine Poet

Matrika Press is delighted to announce that we will be publishing Wesley Burton‘s poetry book, “Where the Sky has No Stars.”

Stay tuned for more information about this publication, including the release date and author’s signing schedule.

wesley burton headshot

Wesley Burton is a poet who resides in Maine.  His family are longtime members of First Universalist Church of Pittsfield.  His poetry reflects his deep appreciation for Nature and keen intuitions on the human experience.

intimacy and emotional healing expert

Matrika Press is delighted to be working once again with Tziporah Kingsbury!

Tziporah white top

Tziporah was included in our first Women of Spirit anthology.   She is a relationship and intimacy coach who was a featured expert on ABC’s The Bachelor.  In addition to her work with individuals and couples seeking to cultivate stronger intimacy, she helps clients process through all manner of trauma, including the trauma of abortion.  

Tziporah’s book, “Soul of Abortion” will be published by Matrika Press this year.  Check back often for details about the book, release dates, and author’s tour schedule.

Supporters of Reproductive Justice will be interested in the personal stories shared in this book by those who have chosen abortion, as well as Tziporah’s guidance on how to heal through the emotions and judgements that many experience.

Coming Soon: Therese’s Dream – Maine to Darfur: A Doctor’s Story!

Matrika Press is excited to share that we will be publishing Dr. David Austin’s memoir-style telling of his time serving Doctors Without Borders by sharing a compilation of his letters to friends and colleagues!

Coming Soon:

Therese’s Dream – Maine to Darfur: A Doctor’s Story!

Dr. David Austin was raised in Pittsfield, Maine where he has been a life long member of First Universalist Church of Pittsfield.  He began his medical practice in the 1980s and in the early 2000s began making missionary trips.  He joined Doctors Without Borders/ Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in 2008.

This book chronicles his time with Doctors Without Borders and illustrates the common humanity of peoples around the world.

Inside pediatric ward, Golo Sudanese boys

Winter Submissions 2015 – 2016

Submission Guidelines to be posted soon.

1s seed of life3

1. We are accepting manuscripts in line with our mission to publish inspirational and educational content in line with UU Values. Including memoirs, poetry, prayer and ritual manuscripts, and other books to bring transformation to the world.

2.  We are curating Contributors for upcoming anthologies:

– Women of Spirit –

– Men of Spirit –

– Metamorphosis of Spirit –

– Views from the Pulpit –

– Collection of Invocations –

– Sunday Morning Messages for Children –

– Myths

– Sojourn with Light Workers


For more information, please email: Editor@MatrikaPress.com