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The Minnesota Center of Book Arts prizes awarded

Thursday, June 4th, 2009


The 2009 MCBA prize, the ‘first honor in the United States to recognize book art from across the field and around the world,’ was awarded to five books chosen from among 110 submissions from ten countries. The finalists are:

  • Panorama, Julie Chen (USA)
  • Avalanche, Clifton Meador (USA)
  • Requiem, Jan Owen (USA)
  • Bomb, Simon Redington (England) — shown above
  • Durs Grünbein: 26°57,3’N, 142º16,8’E, Veronika Schäpers (Japan)

The prized will be awarded on Saturday, July 25 at the 2009 Book Art Biennial at the Center in Minneapolis. For more information on the Biennial, see here.

— Paul Razzell