Not a Cult publishes books by leaders of community, esoteric thought, and social discourse.

We started in 2016.

Books distributed by SCB Distributors.




Daniel Lisi

Daniel Lisi is a co-founder of Not a Cult. Lisi’s worked a lot in publishing, nonprofits, and start-up environments.

Hollis Hart

hollis hart is a co-founder of Not a Cult. hart is an LA based sculptor and painter. they host an artist residency in the desert.

Ian DeLucca

Ian DeLucca is an artist and designer.

Rhiannon McGavin

Rhiannon McGavin is a poet and has performed from the Hollywood Bowl to the Library of Congress.


Virginia Sasser (editorial design, cover design) || Shaun Roberts (editorial design, cover design) || Courtney Andujar (cover design) || Ian DeLucca (editorial design) || Cassidy Trier (cover design)

editors & proofreaders

Gabe Durham (editor) || Christina Catherine Martinez (proofreader) || Leah Nobel Davidson (editor, proofreader) || Gary Edwin Lovely (editor) || Jeremy Radin (editor) || Danielle Bennett (editor) || Edwin Bodney (editor) || Elaina Ellis (editor) || Safia Elhillo (editor)