buffalo small press book fair

going to be in the western ny area this coming weekend? make buffalo one of your stops as the buffalo small press book fair is just around the corner. this is one seriously cool show. originally desgned to be a gathering book artists, poets, writers, zinesters, authors and virtually all book enthusiasts together for one full day of idea sharing, poetry readings, workshops, discussions and overall book-related fun. now in it's 3rd year it has expanded to include artist of many different genres peddling their wares. go there this saturday and you'll find some very familiar faces as many of our favorite second storie artists will be showing their work. stop in and say hi to collette quaglia, freshly blended press, shanna murray, french press, pete lazarski, pistachio press, jim delucia, lizz switzer, jeffrey vincent, and ruthie designs. the complete list of vendors can be found here.

March 21, 2009
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
453 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY
find a map here

as an added treat, our good friend pete lazarski will be teaching a zine workshop! there will also be workshops on screenprinting and bookbinding. and it's all completely free. the schedule of events, including the poetry fest on friday, can be found here.

and all of this happens in the most beautiful of spaces. the open airy space and stained glass windows of the karpeles manuscript library museum create the perfect atmosphere for this day of book-related fun. we can't wait to see you there!

in the meantime, happy st. patrick's day!

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