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Making Handmade Books

A few days ago, I bought an oversized book titled Making Handmade Books: 110+Bindings, Structures & Forms, by Alisa Golden. I’ve never taken a bookmaking course, so, aside from a couple handmade books I made — one in high school, and one in college — this is my first real introduction to the art. 62 more words

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Small Press, Big Plans: My Views on the Small Press Experience


Evidently, this article dates back to the time when my hair was blue, black and purple and I resembled Philip Oakey. Ah, those were the days! 3,012 more words


Cover reveal: Smoke Billows, Soot Falls

After what seems like far too long, the chapbooks are returning with Lisa L. Hannett’s Smoke Billows, Soot Falls. Above is the magnificent cover concept artwork (still to be finalised) created by Neil Williams, which captures the feel and atmosphere of the story precisely. 23 more words


Thank You Collected Works Melbourne!

Melbourne’s Collected Works Bookshop with Kris and Retta Hemensley has supported BRP from the start…Many thanks to Collected Works!

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I Have A Chapbook Coming Out Soon

I’ve been writing poetry for a long time. The first poem I ever wrote was in grade six for a school assignment. It was a rhyming poem about the colour black, and my teacher was so impressed that I ended up getting an award for it at a school assembly. 461 more words


Haiku About Books

I’ve written many poems about the language arts, and hope to publish them in a chapbook someday.

reading a new book
the fragrance
of fresh paper… 43 more words


Welcome to Blank Rune Press | blank rune books

Valli Poole started Blank Rune Press in 2012. This small press is dedicated to producing desirable handmade chapbooks in small print runs of 40 – 50 copies. 26 more words

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