Here’s the video from our distanced reading and book launch of Friend Poems back on February 26, courtesy of our co-publisher Agony Klub. Friend Poems is a volume of intimate poems by Kay Higgins, Colin Osler, Tiziana La Melia, Casey Wei, and Steffanie Ling, edited and designed by Casey Wei.
PS Vancouver is participating in the online #vancouverartbookfair with some limited-time editions. See us there! #pubstud
Special limited time edition of Benveniste’s General Linguistics, $10 from each sale goes to Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre #pandemicbooks #pubstud
Building United Judgment is one of the inexpensively-produced 1970s books that I love, typeset on a regular typewriter, with occasional line drawings, and printed on 8.5×11″ paper. If you want a copy, instructions are at the link! #pubstud #pandemicbooks
This week’s book is a translation of some essays by Paul Lafargue, whose work prompted Karl Marx to write to a friend, “I am not a Marxist”. Lafargue was also Marx’s son-in-law, and the essay “The Right to be Lazy” is probably the work he is best known for today. If you want any of the small number of copies available, let me know that you have made a minimum $10 donation to West Coast… read more The Right to be Lazy and Other Studies by Paul Lafargue
Had a little break from this, but this week I made an edition of Friere’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed with some nice interior papers, hot pink cover, and a dark blue marker ribbon. I’m including with it this anarchist pamphlet about children’s freedom, As Soon As You’re Born They Make You Feel Small. As always, this is a very small run. The first six people who can tell me that they have made a minimum… read more Pedagogy of the Oppressed plus As Soon As You’re Born They Make You Feel Small
Repost from our friends at the Libby Leshgold Gallery and Wendy’s Subway CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! As part of Wendy’s Subway’s residency at READ Books and the Libby Leshgold Gallery at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, we’re assembling an online archive of independent publications that respond to this contemporary moment of international urgency.>We’re looking for submissions of print or digital publications via our open call form! In centering the work of independent publishers, we… read more Publishing the Present – call for submissions!