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Women Writers in Fine Press, Revisited

A little over a year ago I wrote a post about women writers being represented in fine and private press offerings. And about my reading of women writers generally. That post can be reviewed here. I embarked on a year … Continue reading

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In Memory of David Johnston

It is with great sadness that I honor the memory of David Johnston of the Prototype Press, who passed away suddenly last month. Your energy, enthusiasm, and love of books and printing will be missed. Rest in Peace, my friend.

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me, myself, and the monkeyface eel by Kirk Lombard; Published by The Prototype Press

I was really excited to get a chance to review the first publication of The Prototype Press. The Press is a joint collaboration between David Johnston and Mark Sarigianis based in Oakland, California. I’ve owned, seen, or reviewed many a … Continue reading

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A Tour of the Prototype Press

On my recent trip up to the San Francisco Bay area for CODEX, I had the pleasure of taking a short tour of the Prototype Press. The press is the imprint of David Johnston and Mark Sarigianis, both of whom … Continue reading

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Notes from CODEX V International Book Fair and Symposium

CODEX V, the fifth biennial international CODEX Book Fair and Symposium, was the primary reason for my recent trip to San Francisco. In the words of Director Peter Koch, and confirmed by everyone I have ever talked to about being … Continue reading

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