2006 Miniature Book Society Competition
- 2006 Miniature Book Competition and Exhibition
Call for Entries
Due May 15, 2006
Rules for entries: To qualify, books and the slipcases or portfolio boxes 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 (2004 2006). A maximum of two entries per press and/or person is
The jury of professionals representing different interests in the book arts, are charged to
select those three entries which best reflect the creativity, appropriateness of design to
content, personal appeal and technical excellence of miniature book publishers, designers,
printers and binders.
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 Ann Arbor,
Michigan in September 2006. Winning entries become the property of the Miniature Book
Society. All entries travel for one year in the Traveling Exhibit. You may elect to have your
book returned after the year of traveling if it is not selected as one of the three
Distinguished Books. The Distinguished Books will be the centerpiece of the International
Traveling Exhibition, displayed at the Conclave Exhibit and be featured in the Miniature
Book Exhibition Catalog. All entrants, judges and MBS members will receive a full color
printed copy of the Catalog. More information as well as an online Catalog may be
downloaded from the Miniature Book Society Web site at http://www.mbs.org/.
The Traveling Exhibition will feature the winning books as well as other selected entries.
The new custom designed Traveling Exhibition will be on display iat libraries, universities,
museums and other public forums that feature the book arts.
Please respond to this post via email for entry forms and more information.