Letterpress and Bookbinding Workshop for Writers




Today, Typsettingsg and notabilia concluded our second (of two) letterpress and bookbinding workshop.

In the morning’s lectures, our students learned the fundamentals of letterpress; typography best practices; bookbinding’s vocabulary, its tools and their uses, and the materials and techniques of the craft; and the history of the chapbook.

In the afternoon’s hand-on workshop, each student published a beautifully designed limited edition chapbook with a letterpress-printed cover.

The photographs above are from our first workshop on August 2. It was truly a honor and joy to collaborate with Yao Yu; I hope we have the opportunity to do so again soon!