1246 Folsom Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Presented by Kearny Street Workshop

February 6 & 13, 6:30-9:30 pm

Hallmark Card Shmallmark Card! Just in time for Valentine's Day, learn how to screen print and bind your original love poems, short story or other-content chapbooks in multiples.

In two sessions, workshop participants will learn the skills and access equipment to produce hand-bound, screen-printed chapbooks using tabletop Gocco print machines from Japan, needles and thread. Come try out the Gocco, learn about quick and crafty chapbook production or, with advance preparation and planning, print and finish an edition of up to 20 chapbooks of your own, suitable for giving.

A separately-scheduled chapbook reading by emerging and published authors in Celebration of the Chapbook, and an opportunity to sell or trade your chapbook, will follow.

Debbie Yee is a lawyer-poet, arts enthusiast, crafts explorer, and community organizer for the nonprofit literary and arts community. She is a Kundiman fellow whose poems appear in anthologies and literary reviews in print and online, including The Best American Poetry 2009, 32 Poems and Fence. Debbie currently serve on the board of Asian Culinary Forum. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, where she is in-house counsel for one of the national banks by day and periodically teach writing and printmaking classes. linocat.com

Added by KSW on December 13, 2011

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