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Workshop - The ABC's of Book Design and Publishing - NYC

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For Immediate Release
Contact Karin Taylor at 212/764-7021


>From Raw Manuscript to Finished Book: The ABC?s of Book Design and
Manufacturing will be the second in a series of seven publishing workshops,
co-sponsored by The New York Times  with the support of Publishers Weekly.
The workshop will take place at the Small Press Center on Tuesday, December
15, 1998  between 5.30-7.30pm and will cover aspects of printing that range
from letter press printing to   printing on demand.  The basics of book
design, typesetting, printing  and binding will also be covered.

The panel consisting of book designers, production people, and printers will
discuss new trends (as well as traditional approaches) in the design and
manufacturing of books.  Other topics include electronic prepress, selecting a
printer, and ultra short run printing. The panelists are Tom Tolnay,
Publisher, Birch Brook Press;  Ronald Mazzola, Executive Director of
Marketing/Sales, McNaughton & Gunn;  Marvin Dunkiel, Sales Manager, NY Region,
BookCrafters;  Michael Josefowicz, President, Red Ink Productions; and Steve
Bedney, Production Director, The Lyons Press.

The workshop will run from 5:30pm to 7:30pm and will be followed by an
informal reception.
Individual workshop: $30.00 (non-members); $20.00 (Small Press Center
Series subscription for the remaining 6 workshops: $150.00 (non-members);
$85.00 (members).  To ensure a  place, early registration is encouraged.
Location: Small Press Center, 20 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.
Registration by mail must be accompanied by a check.  For  more information:
212/764-7021 (tel); 212/354-5365 (Fax); smallpress@xxxxxxx (e-mail.) or visit
our web site at www.smallpress.org.

THE SMALL PRESS CENTER.  At the center of the small press movement since its
founding in 1984 by Whitney North Seymour, Jr., the Small Press Center is
located in a literary landmark building at 20 West 44th Street, in the shadow
of the New Yorker  and Algonquin Hotel.  For over fourteen years, the Small
Press Center has served as a resource for independent publishers, writers and
other creators, encouraging excellence in publishing. The Center offers
educational programs, sponsors the annual Small Press Book Fair, and maintains
a reference library at its mid-Manhattan location.  The Center is co-founder,
with the Publishers Marketing Association (PMA), of Small Press Month (March
1999.)  A non-profit  501 (c) (3) organization, the Center is an educational
program of the General Society of Mechanics & Tradesman of the City of New

The Small Press Center gratefully acknowledges the support of  The New York
Times Company and Publishers Weekly.

>>    In schoen gebundenen Buechern blaettert man gern.   <<

Peter D. Verheyen
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