Simple Structures: a chapbook binding workshop

26 Mar 2023 • 03:00 PM–04:30 PM Eastern

Knox Church

Hosted by Christine McNair & Tiffany Eng Moore

A short workshop on the binding of chapbooks introducing simple binding structures such as one section pamphlet sewings and other structures that might be useful for self-publishing small amounts of poetry. The workshop facilitators will show examples from various chapbook presses, discuss technicalities such as paper grain, binding materials, opening characteristics, edition work, and typography. Participants will have the chance to try their hand at making a few simple structures. 

Materials will be provided.  

Suggested tools that participants to bring to workshop if they have them but not required: small awl, bone folder, ruler, X-acto blade, small cutting mat.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is limited capacity and not included in Festival Pass access. Please purchase tickets separately to guarantee admission.

The Poets

Christine McNair

Ottawa poet Christine McNair's second poetry collection Charm came out from BookThug.

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Tiffany Eng Moore

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Poetry Sample / In Translation

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