Founded in 2011 by Justin Partyka backroad books publishes limited edition books of photography and The backroad Journal, a recently launched chapbook featuring writing and illustration.
backroad books first based in Peasenhall, Suffolk in the region of East Anglia. The name is inspired from the extensive network of rural roads that criss-cross the counties of East Anglia, always providing an alternative route to get to a destination. backroad books is now based in Poitiers, France, in atelier 161, the studio of Justin Partyka Photography.
All publications by backroad books will be strictly released as limited editions. backroad books intends to experiment with various methods of book production and presentation and each publication will have its own distinct identity.
backroad books will also occasionally programme cultural events, these include the Suffolk Salon and the recent Visions of the Stour Valley.
The backroad books website was launched January 2013. Please come back regularly as the content is still being fine tuned.
For information about Justin Partyka's photography go to www.justinpartyka.com