Position at Hand Papermaking

Hand Papermaking, Inc. is now accepting applications for a new US-based full-time executive director. Visit http://job.handpapermaking.org for a detailed position description and required qualifications. The application deadline is January 15.

Republication effort: a model for the fine press world?

“The first exact copy of Depero Futurista, the Italian Futurist masterpiece of early-20th-century book-making is now available on Kickstarter.” That’s the meat of it. It’s an interesting idea, which is owned by Steve Kroeter, according to the...

A [school] year of programs in Birmingham

Those ever-busy folk at The Centre for Printing History and Culture have announced programs for the months ahead. There’s one every month, and some months, like October and November, have more. The complete schedule is here. How about the 500th anniversary of...

Bob Fleck died this morning

Bob Fleck, Jr., owner and president of Oak Knoll Books, and friend to many FPBA members, died this morning. He had recently decided not to undergo another round of treatments and had entered hospice care. I have been assured that Oak Knoll Fest will go on as planned...