The Buffalo Small Press Book Fair is a two-day event that brings booksellers, authors, bookmakers, zinesters, small presses, artists, poets, INDEXERS, and others together in a venue where they can share ideas, showcase their stuff, and peddle their wares.
This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 9th from noon to 6pm and Sunday April 10th from 11am-5pm at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Porter Hall, 453 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY. This event is free and open to the public.
“I believe the word used wrongly distorts the world.”
C.D. Wright (who died yesterday)
Read some of her poetry here.
Through March 20, the Museum of the City of New York is presenting “Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half.” This heart-rending retrospective reprises and expands upon the museum’s exhibitions in 1947 and 1995, which celebrated Riis as an amateur photographer, and unites its own collection of his spectral images, the world’s largest, with 125 letters, manuscripts and other printed material and artifacts from the New York Public Library and the Library of Congress. More …
Sara Horovitz, director and founder of the Freelancers Union, spoke to President Obama at the White House Summit on Worker Voice.
See the full video.
See also this related post.
But somebody’s gotta do it.
“We really value your services and I know you meet every deadline.”
Eve Greene, publisher
Readers have proven their devotion to the written word for centuries. How they will do so in the years ahead remains uncertain in a variety of ways. But books are here to stay.
Read more in The Atlantic