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A book with a vibrant purple cover, displayed against a dark wooden tabletop. The title is Songs of Love, Death, and Pleasure by Hazel Jane Plante. Also on the cover is a drawing of a 1/4" audio jack, the kind you would plug an electric guitar into.
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TDOV: Some books by trans writers and artists

March 31 is Transgender Day of Visibility. It’s easy to be unsure of how to celebrate that: trans people know that visibility isn’t always safe, and cisgender allies may wonder if there’s any appropriate way to respond. Wonder no more, because Florence Ashley, author of Gender/Fucking, has a great suggestion: buy some books by trans authors or artists or publishers! Here are some books we published, and a couple from other places in the Publication… read more TDOV: Some books by trans writers and artists

A book cover with the text "A Pragmatic Response to Real Circumstances by Anne Focke"
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A Pragmatic Response to Real Circumstances – event, Thursday February 8

If you’re looking for a print copy of A Pragmatic Response to Real Circumstances by Anne Focke, who will be speaking at the Western Front on Thursday, February 8th, we have a fresh run of copies here! $12 plus shipping, or you can pick up a copy at the event. Meanwhile, the PDF version can be downloaded (free). The event is co-presented by Western Front and Fillip, and can be attended in person or online…. read more A Pragmatic Response to Real Circumstances – event, Thursday February 8

A book with a vibrant purple cover, displayed against a dark wooden tabletop. The title is Songs of Love, Death, and Pleasure by Hazel Jane Plante. Also on the cover is a drawing of a 1/4" audio jack, the kind you would plug an electric guitar into.
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Songs of Love, Death, and Pleasure by Hazel Jane Plante

We’re in Seatlle this weekend (May 6 & 7) for the first Seattle Art Book Fair, with books by Oliver Coran, Jamey Braden, James Hoff, Tyler Brett, and others, as well as this newly-made gem by Hazel Jane Plante. Songs of Love, Death, and Pleasure is a book of Hazel’s song lyrics and some lyrics by Tracy St. Cyr, the main character/co-author of Any Other City, her novel just published by Arsenal Pulp Press. If… read more Songs of Love, Death, and Pleasure by Hazel Jane Plante

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Simon(e) van Saarloos Against Ageism launch, Vancouver, Friday March 17

Against Ageism: A Queer Manifesto by Simon(e) van Saarloos   Book launch and panel discussion (In-person event) with Simon(e) van Saarloos, J. Logan Smilges, and Yahlnaaw Introduced by Kay Higgins Friday, March 17, 2023 at 6pm Hybrid event, in person at the Libby Leshgold Gallery, and online (free registraion required for webinar). This event is free and open to the public. ASL interpretation will be provided. Friend of the studio Simon(e) van Saarloos has a… read more Simon(e) van Saarloos Against Ageism launch, Vancouver, Friday March 17

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Book launch in Berlin, Thursday April 28: Strip Club Book for Leah Jolie by Oliver Coran

Book launch for Strip Club Book for Leah Jolie by Oliver Coran When: Thursday April 28, 7pm Where: TV Bar, Potsdamer Str. 151, 10783 Berlin Reading by Oliver Coran and Alex Hai Publication Studio Vancouver is launching its newest title, Strip Club Book for Leah Jolie, in Berlin with an event at TV Bar on April 28 at 7pm, and at the 2022 Miss Read art book fair, April 29 – May 1. The event… read more Book launch in Berlin, Thursday April 28: Strip Club Book for Leah Jolie by Oliver Coran

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Vancouver (virtual) Art Book Fair until October 26

This week we’re tabling online at the Vancouver Art Book Fair. This year, the fair has several BIPOC publishers from aroound the world who I haven’t seen at fairs in the past, and that has to be because of the work of VABF guest curator Eloisa Aquino (of B&D Press). Please visit the fair some time this week! We’re selling a pay-what-you-can edition of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report and calls to action,… read more Vancouver (virtual) Art Book Fair until October 26

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Finchwell Finchwell Finchwell Finchwell and Osborn by Garry Neill Kennedy

We deeply miss Garry Neill Kennedy, who died earlier this year; his contributions to conceptual art, artists’ publishing, and education in Canada are huge. One of the books we made with him was this reproduction of a book originally made in the 1990s from his exhibition of the same name. Through one-panel cartoons of office life, taken from magazines of the 1950s and 1960s, Kennedy takes us through the rooms and domains of a mid-century… read more Finchwell Finchwell Finchwell Finchwell and Osborn by Garry Neill Kennedy

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(Bootleg) A History of Women Philosophers

This four-volume set edited by Mary Ellen Waithe surveys the work of women philosophers from ancient Greece to the late twentieth century. Copies of individual volumes can be found from online booksellers for up to $200. Our set costs $15 dollars per volume, for a total of $60, because in this world of Jordan Peterson stans it is increasingly important to know that women continue to contribute to philosophy, drawing on work that began before… read more (Bootleg) A History of Women Philosophers

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Truth and Reconciliation final report, pay what you can

The final report of Canada’s report into the Indian Residential Schools system, a system which was designed to destroy Indigenous culture and traditions and systematically abused, starved, and killed Indigenous children, remains one of the most important public documents in contemporary Canada. This is the executive summary of the testimonies and calls to action resulting from the work of the commission; a careful reader will note that the vast majority of the ninety-four calls to… read more Truth and Reconciliation final report, pay what you can

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In Space: online talk with Eleanor Vonne Brown and Ho Tam July 29

Presented by friends of the Studio at the Libby Leshgold Gallery: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4pm Vancouver time – free, registration required https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/in-space-launch-event-with-eleanor-vonne-brown-and-ho-tam-tickets-163924926869 In Space, a project of the Libby Leshgold Gallery and ECU Press, launches on Thursday, July 29 at 4pm Pacific Daylight Time with an online talk by Eleanor Vonne Brown (X Marks the Bökship) and Ho Tam (HoTam Press) exploring the strategies, realities, and contexts of the artist-made spaces that support artists’… read more In Space: online talk with Eleanor Vonne Brown and Ho Tam July 29