Friday, July 21, 2006

From Writer to Reader: Thirteenth Annual Oak Knoll Book Fest

Please be our guest at the 13th annual Oak Knoll Book Fest. It is an international celebration of the book arts offering a unique adventure for fine book lovers, collectors and those simply wanting to learn more about the book arts by intermingling with fine-press book traditionalists and artists. Bringing in forty different fine-presses from around the world, Oak Knoll Fest is the largest Fine-Press exhibition in North America, providing a truly rare opportunity for you to come peruse and enjoy the work of the fine-press world.

This coming Autumn is sure to bring a great Fest and be an exciting time for the book arts in New Castle, Delaware. The Fest will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, 2006. This is the perfect time to visit us here in Delaware.

For more information go to and click on Oakknoll Fest XIII.

Book Launch and Exhibition

On Thursday August 3rd, Robert Chaplin, winner of 2nd place in the Children's division of the latest Alcuin Society Book Design Awards, will be launching his newest project, The Elephant Book. The book launch will be held at the Elissa Cristall gallery, 2245 Granville St., Vancouver.

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Opening reception of the exhibition of the 2005 national Alcuin Award-winning books

The Alcuin Society invites you to
the opening reception of the exhibition
of the 2005 national Alcuin Award-winning books

Thursday July 13, 6–8 pm
Design Exchange
234 Bay Street

Awards for this year’s Ontario Alcuins will be presented by
Martin Levin, books editor, The Globe & Mail

There will also be a panel discussion to consider:
the Small Miracle of Fabulous Books that Manage
to Get Written, Designed, Nursed and Battered through
the Publishing and Production Process, and
Make it Through to the Reader with Some Measure of
Dignity and Beauty Intact

Canada’s books that placed in the prestigious
“Best Book Design from all over the World”
competition in Leipzig will be on display as well

Refreshments will be served
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