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.
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.
Chapbook Festival (May 3-4): Free Admission
Hands on Workshops (May 5): $20 Materials Fee
Broadside Poetry Reaading (May 5) $10/$5 Members (suggested)
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
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
— Paul Razzell