Alcuin Society announces awards for best books of 2012

In the Alcuin Society awards for best Canadian books of 2012, Parenthesis designer Andrew Steeves won two first and two second prizes for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Current FPBA board member Jason Dewinitz won a second prize for limited edition books....

Student Type Design Competition Update

The deadline has come and gone on the FPBA’s Student Type Design Competition. In all we received thirty-six designs from thirty-four designers, attending nineteen different colleges. We received submissions from Germany, Austria, France, the Netherlands, Spain,...

William Morris exhibit at Maryland

Just heard about an exhibit in special collections at the University of Maryland in College Park. It opened way back in September, but it will be there until July 13, so you still have plenty of time. It’s unclear from their web site exactly how much they have...

Wood Engravers’ Network Summer Workshop Announced

The Wood Engravers’ Network Summer Workshop will be held at the Museum of Printing in North Andover, Massachusetts from July 9 – 13. Miriam Macgregor, engraver at the Whittington Press, will be the guest artist. Beginner’s instruction will be offered during the...