5802003 MBS Book Competition Call for Entries
- Mar 1, 2003The Miniature Book Society
The Sixteenth Annual 2003
Miniature Book Competition and Exhibition
Rules for Entries: A miniature book must measure no more than three
inches in any dimension (binding size); must have been published in a
multiple copy edition (one of a kind books are not eligible); have been
published within the past two years (2001 2003). A maximum of two entries=
per press and/or person is allowed.
The jury of professionals, representing different interests in the
book arts, is charged to select those entries which best reflect the creati=
appropriateness of design to content, personal appeal and technical
excellence of miniature book publishers, designers, printers and
The Distinguished Book Award will be given to the top three books selected =
by the judges. These winners will be announced at the Miniature Book
Conclave held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in October 2003. Winning
entries become the property of the Miniature Book Society. You may elect to=
have your book returned if it is not selected as one of the three Distingui=
Books. The Distinguished Books will be the centerpiece of the International=
Traveling Exhibition, displayed at the Conclave Exhibit. All entries will b=
featured in the Miniature Book Exhibition Catalog. All entrants, judges and=
MBS members will receive a full color printed copy of the Catalog.
The Traveling Exhibition will feature the winning books as well as other
selected entries. The Traveling Exhibition is being redesigned this
year and will be on display internationally at libraries, universities,
museums and other public forums that feature the book arts.
Additional information and entry forms may be obtained by replying to this =
posting by barbarawilliamson. By March 3, 2003 the entry form and more
information will be posted on www.mbs.org.