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Annual Chapbook Festival at the Center for Book Arts, May 3-4

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

News from the Center for Book Arts in New York:

The Center for Book Arts is proud to announce the Annual Chapbook Festival. Now in it’s Second year, the Chapbook Festival celebrates the chapbook as a work of art and as a vehicle for alternative and emerging writers and publishers. This year’s festival features two days of professional development workshops, panels, readings, a book fair of chapbook publishers, hands on workshops, and a reception at the CUNY Graduate Center. The festival is co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, The Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center and MFA Programs in Creative Writing of the City University of New York; The Center for Book Arts; Poets House; Poetry Society of America; and Poets & Writers.
SCHEDULE:
Monday and Tuesday, May 3-4, 10am to 7pm: Workshops, readings, and a bookfair at CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue

Wednesday, May 5, 10am to 5pm: Hands on Workshops with Susan Mills and Karen Randall at Center for Book Arts, 28 W 27th Street, 3rd Fl. (Registration Required. Call (212) 481-0295)

Wednesday, May 5, 6:30pm: Broadside Poetry Reading With Boni Joi and Albert Mobilio. Organized by John Yau. At Center for Book Arts, 28 W 27th Street, 3rd Fl.

HOW MUCH:
Chapbook Festival (May 3-4): Free Admission
Hands on Workshops (May 5): $20 Materials Fee
Broadside Poetry Reaading (May 5) $10/$5 Members (suggested)

WHERE:
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
and

The Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th Street, Third Floor
Between Broadway and Sixth Avenue
Subway: N, R, W to 28th Street; F, V to 23rd Street; 1 to 28th Street
www.centerforbookarts.org

— Paul Razzell

Make your bid now in the NY Center for Book Arts 35th anniversary auction

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Help the NY Center for Book Arts celebrate their 35th anniversary by bidding on any of the extraordinary works of art up for auction today. You can view the items up for auction here. Bids will be accepted by phone. Lots to see and this is a great way to participate in this celebration—even if you can’t be in New York this evening!

Above: A sample of what’s up for auction: Blanka Amezkua’s “Flor de la Muerte,” 2009. Recycled comic book, acetone, nail markings. 5 × 5 ½”. Value: US$300. Current bid (as of 10:10 PST): US $130. minimum $10 increments. NOTE: framing sur-charge added to winning bid is: n/a. Please call (212) 481-0295 to place a bid. Absentee bids accepted through Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.

— Paul Razzell