My name is Christopher Drew. This is my current cultural output. I'm interested in small press/printing, leftist politics, freedom of information, ephemera, and zines.

Read my blog articles

Pushback: Conservative Christians in Missouri

Watch my presentation (made for Mo. Folklore Society Conference 2020)

Reading the Rainbow: The Women's Movement in Print in Southwest Missouri

Read my journal articles

Banish the Stargazers? Joan Bodger, the Missouri State Library, and the Freedom to Read Foundation

Meaning in the Use of Freedom: The Free Press Underground, the University of Missouri, and Students for a Democratic Society

(recently nominated for the ALA's 2022 Eli M. Oboler Award for work in the field of Intellectual Freedom)

these are both behind paywalls, if you are a librarian you should support the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy, if you want a copy of either article email me at cad617@gmail.com


i help with mutual aid and solidarity efforts in the ozarks, venmo the group @SWMO_Solidarity

we've distributed dozens and dozens of tents, sleeping bags, coats, hand warmers, bus tickets, and hygiene products to the unhoused in our community this fall.


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