About Joe Biel

joe biel headshot by rebecca bolteJoe Biel is a self-made publisher, writer, designer, and filmmaker who draws on punk rock music and culture to empower people to achieve their dreams. He is the founder and co-owner of Microcosm Publishing, which he launched 1996. He co-founded the Portland Zine Symposium and is the co-director and producer of the Groundswell bicycle film project.

Joe is available for speaking, writing, and consulting engagements on topics including book publishing, business, self-empowerment and DIY culture, zines, and living with autism spectrum disorders.

He can be reached at joe [at] microcosmpublishing [dot] com.