Julia Leonard, in this interview by Misty Harper, talks about why making books by hand is hard, favorite books she has made, and what is so great about the number 52. Julie teaches bookbinding at the University of Iowa book arts program.
Harry Reese of Turkey Press speaks about a life full of books, book creation as expressions of collaborative relationships, the true tale of the “Sandragraph” with a bow to Sandra Reese, and James Joyce’s “Thunderclaps” in this interview with Steve Miller.
John Risseeuw, of Pyracantha Press and an Arizona State University faculty member, speaks with Colin Rafferty, tracing the roots of book arts in the past decades, and discusses what role book arts plays in university setting. Risseeuw discusses how he combines printmaking, bookmaking, and handmade papers in his project “Land Mine Prints.”
Kathleen Walkup, Professor and Director of the Mills College Book Arts Program, talks about the women’s letterpress printing shop in San Francisco, and her ongoing “Library of Discards” project, with Misty Harper.
Eileen Wallace talks with Sara Owen about the path she followed from librarianship to book arts. She practices and teaches in Ohio, and in places like Cortona, Italy. Wallace discusses how working and living at The Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina influenced her vision of book arts.
Glenn House Sr. has spent a lifetime making art. From his studio in Gordo, Alabama, he spins clay objects, handmade paper, and printing projects, as well as tales. This podcast includes a song by Chub Creek.