Feral House is an American book publisher founded in 1989 by Adam Parfrey and based in Port Townsend, Washington.[1]

Feral House
FounderAdam Parfrey
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationPort Townsend, Washington
DistributionConsortium Book Sales & Distribution (US, Canada)
Turnaround Publisher Services (UK)[1]
Nonfiction topicsNon-fiction
ImprintsProcess Media
Official websiteferalhouse.com

Early historyEdit

The company's first book was The Satanic Witch (1989; originally published in 1971 by Dodd, Mead & Company) by Anton LaVey, the founder of the Church of Satan.

Cultural referencesEdit

Tim Burton's film Ed Wood was based upon the Feral House title, Nightmare of Ecstasy: The Life and Art of Edward D. Wood Jr.[2] The Feral House title American Hardcore: A Tribal History by Steven Blush has been made into a feature documentary of the same name, released by Sony Classics in the fall of 2006.[3]


Selected bibliographyEdit

  • Mudrian, Albert (2004). Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore. ISBN 978-1932595048.
  • Parfrey, Adam, and Kenn Thomas, eds. (2008). Secret and Suppressed II: Banned Ideas and Hidden History into the 21st Century. ISBN 978-1932595352. OCLC 216936953.
  • Parfrey, Adam, and Cleetus Nelson. (2014). Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind the Big Eyes. ISBN 978-1936239955. OCLC 1193377936.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "About Us." Feral House. Archived from the original.
  2. ^ Umland, Samuel J. (2015). The Tim Burton Encyclopedia. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 182. ISBN 9780810892019.
  3. ^ Guerrasio, Jason (September 22, 2006). "Fast, Cheap and Out of Control."Filmmaker. Archived from the original.
  4. ^ "Firecracker Alternative Book Award"(list). Library Thing. Archived from the original.

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