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Slideshows from Poets & Writers Magazine
For the past several years, artist Mike Stilkey has repurposed old books as a medium for his portraits of people and animals. Here are a dozen of his works, some of which will be on display in the exhibition Face to Face: The Changing Face of Portraiture in Carlsbad, California.View the Slideshow
Jefferson Rabb, one of the most highly sought after web designers in the publishing world, recently sat down with contributor Joshua Bodwell to discuss his craft and the evolving world of book-related websites.View the Slideshow
As a companion to Indie Innovators, a special section on groundbreaking
presses and magazines, the following slideshow offers instructions on formatting your book in Microsoft Word. Don't miss our video demonstration of how to make a pocket-size book.
A companion to Indie Innovators, a special section on groundbreaking presses and magazines. Don't miss our video demonstration of how to Coptic bind a chapbook.View the Slideshow
Contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. recently traveled to areas of China and South Korea with hopes of entering North Korea and meeting writers living in a country where all art is political. While he never set foot on North Korean soil, he was able to talk to some authors and scholars who offer insight on the reach of the Communist state.
Morison, who lives in Amman, Jordan, has contributed a number of articles that offer insights into international writing communities, including "Demilitarized Zone: Report From Literary Vietnam" (September/October 2009), "Censored Stories: Report From Literary Myanmar" (November/December 2008), "Chinese Characters: Report From Literary Beijing" (May/June 2008), and "The Poets of Kabul: Report From Literary Afghanistan" (November/December 2006).View the Slideshow
For the sixth and final installment of our series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to New York City to speak with Sarah McNally, owner of McNally Jackson Books.View the Slideshow
For the fifth installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Denver to speak with Joyce Meskis, owner of Tattered Cover.View the Slideshow
For the fourth installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Milwaukee to speak with Daniel Goldin, owner of Boswell Book Company.View the Slideshow
For the third installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Chicago to speak with Linda Bubon, who, along with Ann Christophersen, owns Women & Children First.View the Slideshow
In addition to guiding readers through a variety of book projects, the art book and craft guide Playing With Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book showcases sculptures by thirty-three artists—from kinetic sculptures fashioned using vintage hardcovers to a gown of deconstructed telephone directories to open books bursting with flora.View the Slideshow