FPBA student typeface contest deadline looms!

Okay, so the deadline is March 15. That’s seven weeks and a few days, if my math is right. But that’s plenty of time to start and finish a new typeface if you’re 19 or 23. So read the rules and get going. Total prizes for the contest add up to $2000!...

Ink, Press, Repeat 2013 opens Sunday

“Ink, Press, Repeat 2013,” the juried show of Printmaking and Book Art, actually opens today, January 22, but will be celebrating with a reception on Sunday, January 27, from 2 to 4 pm. It’s held on the campus of William Paterson University in the...

CODEX International Book Fair & Symposium, February 10-13

The first biennial CODEX International Book Fair took place in February of 2007 on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. Since that time this biennial book fair has grown into the most significant book event of its kind. This year, over 175 of the...

Antonio Frasconi, Woodcut Artist, dies at age 93

Antonio Frasconi died on January 8, 2013 at the age of 93. Mr Frasconi’s woodcuts and books were infused with social consciousness and a lyric power that was unforgettable once seen. With his passing, the book world has lost a true master. As Douglas Martin...

Two calls for papers from the UK

Though their email announcement said both “travel typography and the book trade” and “Travel, Topography and the Book Trade”–and either could be interesting–I suspected that the theme for the thirty-first Print Networks Conference...