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[BKARTS] Tuition Free Letterpress Seminar for Emerging NY Writers at the Center for Book Arts



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Rory Golden

August 14, 2003
(212) 481-0295
info@centerforbookarts.org



THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS ANNOUNCES FALL 2003

 TUITION-FREE SEMINAR FOR NEW YORK EMERGING WRITERS



New York, NY - The Center for Book Arts invites applications for its Fall
2003 Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminar For New York
Emerging Writers to be held the weekend of November 7th, 8th, & 9th, 2003.
Workshop participants will be selected in October 2003.  The seminar is
tuition-free for participants. Applications must be postmarked no later than
September 15, 2003. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Writers from
diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.



Participants will hear lectures from various professionals in the field -
printers, poet-publishers, book artists, and dealers, to get a practical
overview of letterpress printing and fine press publishing. They will learn
the basics of letterpress printing, both traditional typesetting and options
with new technology, by collaboratively printing a small edition of
chapbooks.



For an application form and guidelines, visit www.centerforbookarts.org
email info@centerforbookarts.org or Send an SASE to:



FALL 2003 Seminar for NY Emerging Writers

The Center for Book Arts

28 West 27th St., 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10001



ABOUT THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS



The Center for Book Arts is dedicated to the preservation of the traditional
crafts of bookmaking, as well as encouraging contemporary interpretations of
the book as an art object.   Founded in 1974, it was the first
not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation.  The Center organizes
exhibitions related to the art of the book and offers an extensive selection
of educational courses, workshops and seminars in traditional and
contemporary bookbinding, letterpress printing, fine press publishing, and
other associated arts. The Center for Book Arts is supported by local
businesses, various foundations including The Lenrow Fund, The Milton and
Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The NY State Council on the Arts, the National
Endowment for the Arts, and its members.



The Center is located at 28 West 27th Street, on the 3rd floor, between 6th
Avenue and Broadway. To get to the Center by train, take the N, R to 28th
Street and Broadway; the F to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue; or the 1 or 9 to
28th Street and 7th Avenue. Please call the Center for details on parking in
the neighborhood.  For further information or to register for workshops and
classes, call the Center at (212) 481-0295 or visit
www.centerforbookarts.org

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