Feral House

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Feral House
Status Active
Founded 1989
Founder Adam Parfrey
Country of origin  United States
Headquarters location Port Townsend, Washington
Nonfiction topics Nonfiction
Imprints Process Media
Official website www.feralhouse.com

Feral House is a book publisher owned and operated by Adam Parfrey. The publisher itself describes the books it sells as "pure information", and says the topics of the books are "forbidden".

Feral House was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Port Townsend, Washington.[1]

A sister imprint to Feral House, Process Media, was founded in 2005 in a collaboration with Jodi Wille of Dilettante Press to publish titles apart from the connotations of Feral House.[2]


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..[3] 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.[4] Other Feral House titles have had their film rights optioned, and are currently in development: Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs by Brendan Mullen (released as What We Do Is Secret) [5]


  • Winner: Best Book of 1989 by Readercon: Apocalypse Culture edited by Adam Parfrey
  • Winner: Firecracker Award, Best Music Book of 1999: Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind [6]
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best Pop Culture Book of 2000: Pills-a-Go-Go: A Fiendish Investigation Into Pill Marketing, Art, History & Consumption by Jim Hogshire
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best Erotica Book of 2005: SuicideGirls edited by Missy Suicide [7]
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best Pop Culture Book of 2006: Sin-A-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties edited by Brittany A. Daley, Hedi El Kholti, Earl Kemp, Miriam Linna, and Adam Parfrey[8]
  • Winner: Independent Publisher Awards Best History Book of 2012 Silver Medal: Ritual America: Secret Brotherhoods and Their Influence on America Society by Adam Parfrey, and Craig Heimbichner [9]


  1. ^ http://feralhouse.com/about-us/
  2. ^ Process Media
  3. ^ IMDB
  4. ^ IMDB
  5. ^ IMDB
  6. ^ Library Thing
  7. ^ Independent Publisher Online Magazine
  8. ^ Independent Publisher Online Magazine
  9. ^ Independent Publisher Awards 2012

External links[edit]