The Book Arts Program at the University of Utah has a pre-recorded workshop available for purchase for those interested in learning about perfect binding. Looking for a simple way to bind single sheets or folios? This workshop presents the perfect solution: the perfect binding! Using a modified approach based on machine binding processes for commercial […]
with Margaret Malone This class is for experienced writers who are dedicated to starting the first draft of a story collection over the course of six months. Participants should have experience writing stories and familiarity with the elements of literary short fiction including scene, character, conflict, place, and revision. We will study individual stories by […]
with Radhika Sharma In this intensive workshop, students will write and revise their short stories focusing on craft elements such as characters, voice, subtext, and story structure. At the end of the six weeks, students will have created a dossier of up to 20 pages of new work and received detailed feedback from the instructor. […]
with James Napoli The art and craft of writing for the screen is a skill that all authors would do well to have in their creative arsenals. On one level, prose fiction, memoir, non-fiction, all these forms have been, and will continue to be, sought out by the film industry as foundations for works in […]
The College Book Art Association is excited to be continuing our series of on-line presentations and we are soliciting proposals for 2023. The deadline is February 28th. Presentations can fall into one of three categories: § Option A - Talking through the production process of one project / artist book § Option B - Workshop / […]
with Coleman Stevenson If you allow them to, ideas for art and writing can come from absolutely anywhere. This creative generation class will put that theory to the test, through a series of experiments in creative problem-solving, spontaneous and chance-based play, and other exploratory prompts that challenge you to work outside your normal modes and […]
with Frances Badalamenti Autofiction is a unique genre (or non-genre) that combines the autobiographical with the fictional. In this course, we will take a close look at the craft of autofiction. We will read novel excerpts, short stories and novellas. We will also look at craft essays on the form. The goal over the twelve […]
San Francisco Center for the Book and San Francisco Public Library join forces to present a retrospective look at the role the color copier played in avant-garde art movements in the Bay Area. Positively Charged: Copier Art in the Bay Area Since the 1960s comprises a single exhibition across two venues that explores the histories […]
During this 10-week online workshop, which meets Tuesday evenings from January 29-April 4, participants will create their own original typefaces as they gain an understanding of the methodologies and software used to produce high-quality digital type. The primary goal of this workshop is to show participants how to systematically think about type and successfully structure […]
New Ideas in Visual Language features new Letterform Archive acquisitions from Curatorial Fellow Vivian Sming. This pop-up exhibition presents books and prints that highlight unusual letterforms, modular typography, unique and collaborative reading experiences, and contemporary artists using language in their work.
This three-day event features fine and rare materials from around the globe, including manuscripts, modern first editions, children’s books, ephemera, maps and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on a vast array of topics.
The Near North Editors meet on the first Monday of every month (except for months with holidays around that time, in which case look out for special updates). This month's meeting will be held via Zoom. This event is free and open to all editors.
Letterpress print your own broadside on the Book Club’s Columbian hand press with Li Jiang, Lemoncheese Press. A limited number of broadsides will be printed.
The Far North Editors meet every second Wednesday from 11:15am to 12:45pm. Traditionally they meet in Mount Vernon, WA, but currently their meetings are entirely online.
Publishers Roundtables offer a chance to engage in open-forum discussions on the ever-changing landscape of publishing. Everyone is welcome, including publishers, associates, and staff at all levels. Our February Roundtable also includes our annual Members Meeting! Please note this PubWest session will not be recorded in order for participants to feel comfortable interacting openly and […]
The intuitive way to plan, write, and publish consistent content so you can market your business in an aligned and feel-good way. Presented by Jacqueline Fisch Jacqueline Fisch is an author, copywriter, and intuitive writing coach. She’s the founder of The Intuitive Writing School, a space for creatives who have a writing project on their […]
In the history of Westward Expansion, the Donner Party stands alone. Their story has been the inspiration for a bounty of books and pamphlets, both serious and some not so much. The literary history of the Donner Party runs the gamut from histories, biographies, fiction, epic poems, plays and even a cookbook! After more than […]
with renowned Bay Area author Maxine Hong Kingston, historian and former Chinese New Year parade director David Lei and educator Linda Lei The year of the Water Rabbit starting January 22, 2023 symbolizes a time of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture. Join this celebration to find out what's in store during this year […]
Come join seven experts as they discuss the tips, tricks and tribulations of putting romance into their mysteries (and mystery into their romances). Featuring: Beth Barany, Linda Gunther, Laurie R. King, Margaret Lucke, Thena MacArthur, Eileen Rendahl and Tammy Qualls. Moderator: M.M. Chouinard.
Join us Saturday, February 11, for the first Women in Leadership & Design (WILD) meetup of 2023! We’ll meet at 12 pm at the MLK Memorial Fountain in the Yerba Buena Gardens. Bring your lunch and we’ll eat together, then walk to the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) at 1 pm. We’ll have complimentary […]