Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Chili: a pictoral recipe goes to Delaware

Earlier this month I took a mock-up of Chili: a pictoral recipe to the Oak Knoll Book Fest in New Castle, Delaware. The book was well received and the first pre-publication orders were taken. Full details can be found at solmentes,com. Following this outing a video trailer was posted on Youtube. A link to the video was included in the announcement on ARLIS-L and Book Arts-L of my upcoming Victor & Carolyn Hammer Lecture in Lexington, Kentucky, on Wednesday, 28 November: "Making books – and chili".

After this flurry of marketing activity I must now return to printing the book:

Podcast: David Esslemont on the history of the Gregynog and Solmentes Presses

Gregynog Hall Nigel Beale aka The Literary Tourist , came to visit and recorded our conversation in which he asked me about the history...