[Table of Contents] [Search]


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

POETS PULLING PRINTS



POETS PULLING PRINTS
CB Follett and Susan Terris, poets
Brian Allen, printer
Saturday, November 14, 4 pm, FREE
San Francisco Center for the Book
300 De Haro, San Francisco, 94103 between 16th & 17th streets at the foot
of Potrero Hill
415 565 0545
www.sfcb.org

"Poets Pulling Prints" is a unique event that combines the skills of poets
and letterpress printers with the experience of a live reading.  Audience
members receive a letterpress printed broadside as a souvenir of the event.

C. B. FOLLETT is a recipient of many national poetry awards, including the
National Poetry Book Award , the Ann Stanford Prize and the New Millenium
Awards.  She has also received a grant from the Marin Arts Council and
published in numerous journals and anthologies. Her books include
"Gathering the Mountains" from Hot Pepper Press and  her most recent,
"Visible Bones", from Plain View Press.

SUSAN TERRIS has authored two books of poetry, "Killing in the Comfort
Zone" and "Curved Space", in addition to many books of fiction. She has
been a winner in numerous poetry competitions and has published in The
Antioch Review, Calyx, The Southern California Anthology, Nimrod, Poetry
Northwest, Painted Bride Quarterly and many other magazines and
anthologies.

Letterpress printer BRIAN ALLEN's exquisite design and presswork in
Colorado and California and for the Monotype's digital type foundry in
Silicon Valley is becoming better and better known in the Bay Area. This is
a great chance to the get a sample from a rising star letterpress printer.

This event is supported by the Zellerbach Foundation and Poets & Writers,
Inc. through a grant it has received from the Lannan Foundation.

The autumn exhibition, Art Making Book Making Art, slated to close on
Friday, will be held open for this event. If you haven't had a chance to
see this, it's one of our finest. It features book works of thirty alumni
and faculty of the San Francisco Art Institute, such as William T. Wiley
and Harry and Sandy Reese's Turkey Press, Manuel Neri and the Brighton
Press of San Diego, Inez Storer and Marie Dern with the Jungle Garden Press
of Fairfax, California. There's also a 32-page catalog for a $5 donation.

The San Francisco Center for the Book, founded in 1996, is a nonprofit arts
organization devoted to exploring the arts of the book and the visible
word.


[Subject index] [Index for current month] [Table of Contents] [Search]