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The facsimile edition of Dispatches from the Lizard Brain: A Descriptive Bibliography of Ninja Press, is now available in two editions. Take a look!

I’ll be exhibiting a selection of old and new books at the Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair this Friday and Saturday, July 8 & 9. The fair will be held in the Morrison Hall at The University of St Thomas in St Paul from 3–7 on Friday, 10–4 on Saturday. Hope to see you there. More information is available here. (Not all books shown above will be available at the fair.)

I’m pleased to announce the publication of A Checklist of the First Sixty Books Published by Russell Maret. The book may be purchased here.

I am happy to have delivered this year’s Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture at the Princeton University Libraries on May 16th at 4pm. A video recording of the lecture, The Post-Typographic Private Press?, may be viewed here.

On Wednesday, April 20, the Center for Book Arts will host Covid d’État: An Interview with Gaylord Schanilec and Russell Maret. Gaylord and I will be discussing our recent books produced during, and in response to, the COVID Pandemic and the 2020 Presidential Election. The talks will be followed by a discussion moderated by Jane Siegel. 6–8pm, limited space is available. Book your tickets today! If you can’t make it in person, you can watch the presentation live here.

I’m excited to be one of the eighty essayists in The Fisher Press’ forthcoming books Art in the Making. The book is being funded on Kickstarter and will only get made if fully funded. I hope you’ll consider buying a copy.

I’ll be exhibiting at Rare Books LA in Pasadena, CA on February 4–6. I’ll have a large selection of current and older books, including two new works by/about Carolee Campbell and her Ninja Press: the first binder’s mock-up of the forthcoming bibliography of Ninja Press, Dispatches from the Lizard Brain; and the second Artless Lemur zine, which features two essays by Campbell, An Argument for Lying Fallow and The Habit of Risk. If you would like discounted tickets to the book fair, send me an email.

I’ll be in Massachusetts exhibiting at the Northampton Book Arts Fair this coming weekend, December 3rd, from 5–8 pm, & 4th from 9–4. At 3:30 on Friday the 3rd, I’ll also be speaking about the making of Three Constitutions. I’ll be joined by Amy Borezo, who bound the book, and Ed Rayher, who cast the type for the redacted volume of the project. Come say Hi and see some fun books! Northampton Community Arts Trust, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060.

I will be debuting two new books at the Ludlow Fine Book Fair this coming weekend, November 6 (10:30–5) and 7 (10:30–4) at the Ludlow Racecourse, UK: A Pattern Book of Cádiz Ornaments and Inks Printers Use. Both are also available for order in Books in Print.

The Legacy Press edition of my book, Visionaries & Fanatics and Other Essays on Type Design, Technology, and the Private Press, is now available here. Read about the book in Print Magazine’s The Daily Heller! Hardcover copies come with a letterpress printed type specimen & students receive a discount on either hardcover or paperback copies!