The Center for Book Arts is proud to be a part of the Annual Chapbook Festival , co-sponsored by The Office of Academic Affairs, The Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center and MFA Programs in Creative Writing of the City University of New York; The Center for Book Arts; Poets House; Poetry Society of America; and Poets & Writers. Now in its second year, the Chapbook Festival celebrates the chapbook as a work of art and as a vehicle for alternative and emerging writers and publishers. This year’s festival features two days of workshops, panels, readings, a book fair of chapbook publishers, and a reception at the
Directly following the events at CUNY, we'll ask, how do you go from manuscript to object? What are your options for getting text to page? How exactly do you make a book, anyway? Join us on Wednesday, May 5th, from 10 am to 5pm when instructors
We'll cap off the day with our first Broadside reading of the year's series; John Yau has invited Boni Joi and Albert Mobilio to read at 6:30pm, and letterpress printed broadsides are being produced by artists here at the Center to commemorate the event. $10 suggested donation at the door gets you a complimentary broadside. Wine and cheese reception to follow.