BOOK FAIR: WERWAISS GALLERY
12 to 6 PM, featuring some of the city’s leading small press publishers, including 2Leaf Press, a library at my ear, Belladonna, Boundless Tales, Bowery Arts + Science, Canvas of Words, Center for Book Arts, City Lore, creature press, CUNY Grad Center’s Lost & Found Chapbook Series, Ellipsis Press, Enigma Bookstore, Five Boro Story Project, Futurepoem, Jaded Ibis Press, Litmus Press, Lunar Chandelier, Marsh Hawk Press, New Directions, New York Book Press, Newtown Literary, Nightboat Books, Oh Bernice!, Other Rooms, Personal Desire Propaganda, Poetry Teachers NYC, Poets House, Pop Up Poets, Sam Ita,Shore Soup, REZ Reading Series, Sullivan Street Press, Tender Buttons, Ugly Duckling Presse
1 pm, “My Force is in Mobility: A Printmaking Demo by Patrick Rowe and the Mobile Print Power”. A printmaking workshop based out of Immigrant Movement International in Corona, Queens. Members of all ages learn silkscreen printmaking using a mobile printmaking cart. Having learned the printmaking process members plan and implement public print projects in their community and around NYC, utilizing the cart and their knowledge of printmaking.
OPEN AIR WORKSHOPS: THE TRIANGLE (ARTIST STUDIO WING)
1230 to 130 pm & 2 to 3 pm, The Center for Book Arts bookmaking workshops (FREE). Join artists from the Center for Book Arts in a hands-on demonstration of book arts techniques. Learn basic binding techniques that you can use for your own publications, and walk away with a finished object. Basic materials and tools provided. Get your feet wet in bookbinding.
330-430 pm, “Alternative Publishing and Literary Curating”: John Harkey (creature press), Stephen Motika (Nightboat Books), Sol Aramendi (Project Luz), Christopher Stackhouse (This Red Door Series). This panel will explore independent publishing and literary events. Presenting a variety of perspectives, the panel hopes to inspire poets, writers and artists to search for alternative forms of distribution for their work.