Ugly Duckling Presse – Celebrating 25 Years of Successes

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From humble beginnings as a xeroxed zine of collage and poetry in 1993, UDP has become an internationally known publisher of poetry, essays, translations, performance texts, and books by artists, appreciated for its breadth of content as well as the look and feel of its productions which emphasize the materiality and labor of bookmaking. With more than 300 titles published thus far, Ugly Duckling Presse is celebrating 25 years of DIY small press activity and fervently utopian amateur spirit. Continua a leggere

Vancouver Art Book Fair – Application Deadline Extended

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The seventh annual Vancouver Art Book Fair is a multi-day festival of artists’ publishing that showcases dozens of local and international exhibitors who produce everything from books, magazines, zines and printed ephemera to digital, performative or other experimental forms of publication. Artists’ projects and reading rooms will activate the Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons and Ron Burnett Library + Learning Commons at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Hourly talks and performances by artists from across Canada and the globe will take place in the Artists’ Book Room and the Reliance Theatre. Continua a leggere

Notting Hill Editions – Christmas Gifts That Shift Perspectives with Big Ideas in Pocket-sized Books

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These new collections of beautiful hardback books, grouped by theme, make the perfect literary gift. Each collection is wrapped in an elegant banderole at the special price of £37 for three titles (a saving of £8 compared to buying the books individually).

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Legend Press – Two New Titles Acquired: “Tale of a Tooth” by Allie Rogers and “Laurinda” by Alice Pong

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On the first day of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Legend Press is delighted to announce the acquisition of two new titles for 2018; Tale of A Tooth by Allie Rogers and Laurinda by Alice Pung. Continua a leggere

Legend Press – Great book launches for Winnie M Li and Clar Ni Chonghaile

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Winnie M Li’s book Dark Chapter has joined four other titles (plus one wildcard entry) in the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize shortlist. The book received the second most number of quotes (jointly with Man With A Seagull On His Head by Harriet Page). Continua a leggere

Marc Pietrzykowski – An Interview With The Brain (And The Hand) Behind Pski’s Porch Publishing

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It’s always a pleasure for me to interview interesting people. This time is Dr. Marc Pietrzykowski the voice that answers to my questions. He is an author and a publisher, and Ramingo’s readers met him some articles ago when I wrote about “Resurrection of a Sunflower“. Marc lives and works and writes in Niagara County, NY, USA. He has published various and sundry poems, stories, and essays, as well as 8 books of poetry and 2 novels. Here’s what we talked about…
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Notting Hill Editions – William Max Nelson Is the Winner of the 2017 Essay Prize

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The 2017 Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize drew to an emotional close following the sad death of founder Tom Kremer just days before the announcement. The ceremony began with daughter Kim who​ thanked her father for the wonderful legacy that is the Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize. Tom died peacefully in his sleep on June 24th, at the age of eighty-seven. Continua a leggere