Cōnfingō describes itself as a contemporary independent publishing house specialising in editions of new fiction, poetry and art in all forms.

The press is recognised for the quality of its publications, attention to detail and visual appeal. The name itself (meaning ‘to fashion/form/fabricate/invent/feign/devise’) reflects the press’s versatility.

Cōnfingō publishes a journal under the same name twice a year, containing previously unpublished work. It is available online or from stockists, which include Magma and HOME in Manchester.

Cōnfingō is responsible for organising collaborative projects and an array of events – with an emphasis on encouraging the creation of new work and ideas.

The press has published John Saul, David Rose, Barney Walsh, Caroline Mackintosh, and ‘Ornithology: Sixteen Short Stories’ by Nicholas Royle..

A Cōnfingō Curates exhibition was launched at Odd bar in the Northern Quarter. Artists who displayed there include Manchester-based filmmaker Rik Warren with an editorial exhibit around his short film Duna.