|Cover of the Coach House Books catalog, Spring 2012, from their website.|
For Immediate release
February 8, 2012
Vancouver, BC - The Alcuin Society is very pleased to announce that its fifth Robert R. Reid Award and Medal will be presented to Stan Bevington, of Coach House Books (Toronto), on Friday. March 30th.
John Maxwell, Assistant Professor, Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing, will give a talk entitled Coach House Press as a Digital Pioneer. Following this, the Society will present its lifetime achievement award to Mr. Bevington.
Mr. Bevington will be in Vancouver as one of the judges in the Society's 30th annual book design competition, The Alcuin Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada, which takes place the following day.
PLACE: Simon Fraser University - Harbour Centre
Fletcher Challenge Room
515 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
DATE: Friday, March 30th, 2012
TIME: 7:30 pm
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Limited seating; first come, first served
The Alcuin Society is a Vancouver based non-profit society for the support and appreciation of books. In addition to the annual Book Design Competition, the Society publishes a journal, Amphora, and organizes workshops, lectures, exhibitions and field visits on various aspects of the book.
For more information, please contact Leah Gordon, Alcuin Society Design Competition Committee Chair, 604-732-5403.