Entries Tagged as 'Bookmaking'

About my new book, “This should never have happened” and the 2010 Small Press Book Fair

Published on March 10th, 2010 by Malachi

How this post came about: I got a somewhat depressing Google Alert about the recent Small Press Book Fair put on by NYCIP. It was written by Carolyn Kellogg who runs a Book Blog at the L.A. Times. Apparently –very few people showed up at a Book Fair (in Manhattan, at 20 W.44 St) that […]

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More on Pangur Ban: ‘Ban’ means white, but what on (Fuller’s) Earth does “Pangur” mean?

Published on August 25th, 2009 by Malachi

shearman and fullerIn preparing my “Pangur Ban” workshop for Thursday, I’ve been googling all over the place. And that research has taken me to many different places, some informative, some not; some repetitive; some greedily plagiaristic. Many prosaic. And some…quite poetic. One in particular, in a blog (entitled, I think, “Alien in the World” –or was it “Aliens…”?) explored some questions of provenance connected with “Pangur Ban” –the poem, the poet, the various manuscripts –and did it in a wonderful way.

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Handmade books and Calligraphy –Beautiful writing!

Published on June 11th, 2009 by Malachi

A good friend wants to learn calligraphy –could I teach her? [] Yes, I say –I could give it a shot. [] Would I teach her? [] We’ll see [] [] Yes, she knew I was a calligrapher. It’s true –I am a calligrapher. In fact –for what it is worth– I may well be […]

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