Jan and Crispin Elsted named Robert R. Reid award winners for 2014

149JanKrispinSMThe Alcuin Society announced on May 25 that Jan & Crispin Elsted (Barbarian Press) of Mission, B.C., are the the winners of the seventh Robert R. Reid Award and Medal for lifetime achievement in the book arts in Canada. Barbarian has long been an avid supporter of FPBA, and Crispin served as editor of the North American editions of Parenthesis for many years.

Both are masters of their arts, and have shared their knowledge and experience unstintingly, mentoring many fortunate younger artists. Read more about them, and about the award itself and its previous winners, on the society’s newly-designed web site.

The award will be presented to them in Vancouver, at an event to be announced later this year.

–Bob McCamant

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