Re: crosspost: Last call for submissions for "Adventures in Letterpress"
Is it too late to submit? First I have heard about this was today.
--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Blue Barnhouse <letpresslist@...> wrote:
> Fellow listers,
> DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS CHANCE TO GIVE YOUR PRESS A SMALL TASTE OF
> FAME. There haven't been any books that we know of that have attempted
> to show the whole breadth of contemporary letterpress, it is not very
> likely that another will follow any time soon.
> We haven't made any final decisions for most of the studios to be
> included in our book on Contemporary Letterpress, called "Adventures
> in Letterpress"-- A hard covered 178 page book published by Mark Batty
> Publisher (www.markbattypublisher.com) , a very respectable publisher
> of books in the world of design both here and in the UK.
> However, I thought I'd list a few letterpress studios that will most
> certainly be included in the book:
> Hatch Show
> Yee-Haw Industries
> Shooting Star Press
> Handcranked Letterpress
> Studio on Fire
> Oddball Press
> Press NY
> Hello Lucky
> Stumptown Printers
> Paper Monkey Press
> Colin Frazier of the Press at Colorado College
> Bowne & Company
> There are countless more studios from all over the US and abroad,
> including some heavy hitters/big names in the industry who have
> submitted some fantastic designs that will be included in the book,
> but I'll hold off from naming them, as the selection process is a
> tedious one and we have yet to be in touch with these folks regarding
> their acceptance.
> Below are submission guidelines. Submission deadline is September
> 1st. We will be contacting everyone regarding their submissions by
> Sept 15.
> We are looking for a wide variety of styles, from the elegant & simple
> to the more edgy and complex, so if you know someone who might be
> interested, please pass this information along, I am especially
> interested in finding underground studios/artists that have so far
> been under the radar.
> Brandon Mise
> Blue Barnhouse
> Stage 1 Guidelines for Submission
> 1. Please send no more than 6 images of your most innovative
> letterpress projects to submissions@... Low res images
> are okay and actually preferred for now. More images will be requested
> if we like what we see.
> 2. Send along a bio about you or your studio & contact information.
> 3. Eventually we will need high quality photos of your work. Please do
> not send work that is no longer available to be photographed using our
> file guidelines (see below). If you are unable to take a professional
> photo of your work, we will be able to take photos of a limited number
> of artist's work provided you can send it to us.
> 4. Letterpress can include but is not limited to posters, packaging,
> books, art prints, business cards, greeting cards, etc.
> 5. Seriously, don't send us pics of letterpressed wedding related
> items. We're not interested and it lessens your chances of being
> 6. Mailed submissions of letterpress will also be acceptable, please
> provide return postage if you would like your work returned to you.
> Submissions can be mailed to:
> Adventures in Letterpress
> c/o Blue Barnhouse
> 428-B Haywood Rd
> Asheville, NC 28806
> 8. Cutoff date for submissions is September 1st.
> Publisher Guidelines
> You maintain the copyright to your Art and that it is your
> intellectual property.
> You will not receive any monetary compensation from the Publisher
> for your Art in connection with the Book.
> Your name and a brief bio will be included in the Book in order to
> provide proper credit for your Art.
> Your Art can only be included in the Book if the related electronic
> files can meet the technical
> specifications defined by the Publisher. All files should be
> uncompressed, at least 10x12 inches in
> size and at a resolution of 300DPI.
> Upon publication of the Book you will receive one (1) copy for your
> This is a great opportunity for exposure. We look forward to seeing
> what comes our way. Further questions can be directed to submissions@...
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