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Publishing on demand

In a fascinating (although slightly dense) Daily Beast article from January, book industry heavyweight Jason Epstein dived into some contributing factors of the decline of the book business. Neither the faltering economy or unstoppable digital age can solely be blamed for the uncertain future of publishing–urban and suburban migration, publishing backlists,  and business conglomerates  have …

Bind Fast Five Strike Force Attacks!

You may have heard that the IPRC recently acquired an amazing piece of technology. It will revolutionize you, me, books, zines and everything in between. It is called the Bind Fast Five. It makes real books. Books for you, by you. Not to rag on the side-stapeled photocopied zines, but these new Bind Fast Five …

Online Workshop Registration!

Registering for an IPRC workshop has never been easier! Simply click on any of the classes listed to the right, then follow the Brown Paper Tickets link. It’s a very simple process and you can pay by credit card. Get ‘em while they last!

Review: Know Your Rights! A Restaurant Worker's Survival Guide

For my first review, I am recommending Know Your Rights!: A Restaurant Worker’s Survival Guide.  This publication was recently published by the Portland Restaurant Workers Association (PRWA), which describes itself as “a community group of workers committed to promoting Solidarity, Support, & Education among food service workers in our city.”
The PRWA also recently teamed up …

Stumptown Comics Fest!

We had a great time at this year’s Stumptown Comics Fest. We brought along one of our smaller clam shell letterpresses for people to try out and make their own IPRC card. We also exhibited a bunch of shirts that we screened using our new Yudu. Check out our Flickr photos below.
Until …

Spring 2009 Catalog/Zine now available

Come by the IPRC and grab our Spring 2009 Catalog/Zine or check out our upcoming courses online on the Calendar. This month’s Zine-a-log features artwork and writing by Lori D., Marc Moscato, Gabriel Liston and many others.

IPRC’s Wish List

The recession has been especially hard on nonprofit arts organizations.  One of the simplest ways to support the IPRC is to make a monetary donation: simply click on the “donate” button above to make a secure online donation.
We’re looking for new board members who have experience with development and fundraising.
We would really benefit from one …

Text Ball Photos!

Thanks to everyone who made this year’s Text Ball a huge success! Check out photos here.

Download the Spring 2008 catalog

The 2008 Spring Catalog is now available for download as a PDF.

IPRC Spring Workshop Catalog

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