About Hark Press

Hey! I'm Zen (formerly A.K). I'm an indie children's book author who's decided to fill my

Founded by author and entrepreneur, Zen A.K. Neer (she/they), Hark Press aims to publish children's books that encourage young readers to listen to their inner truths. ​

Through Hark Press, Zen hopes to create and produce books and content that include diverse characters with stories that encourage and empower young readers to know, accept, and be their authentic selves; as well as accept and honor the differences—and similarities—in others. Inspired by her own children, Zen hopes their books will bring awareness of emotional intelligence, social-emotional learning, self-validation, diversity of all kinds, and show representation of all.

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