Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 9pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 9pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 8pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 8pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org


Interview with Hajara Quinn, the IPRC’s Social Media / Communications Associate


Congrats on being the IPRC’s new Social Media/Communications Associate!

To start, as an editor at one of the most acclaimed and social media savvy small presses in the country, Octopus Books, how important do you think social media is nowadaysin terms of artistic promotion and exposure? In your opinion are there certain social media do’s and …

Interview with Mary Higgins, Zine of the Month coordinator


Congrats on being the new Zine of the Month coordinator!

Since a lot of people classify the word in different ways, how do you define the term “zine?” What in your opinion is definitely/definitively a zine? Is there anything that definitely/definitively isn’t? And how and why do you make the distinctions that youdo in terms of …

Announcing the IPRC’s first-ever Certificate Program Fellowship recipient!


This year the IPRC’s Certificate Program awarded a fellowship to one student across the Program’s three genre-tracks. A student in the Poetry Certificate track, Lindsay Ruoff is our inaugural Fellow.
Lindsay Ruoff lives in Portland, Oregon where she writes poems, makes things, and teaches poetry and art classes with students at SUN Community Schools. She is …

Interview with Liz Yerby, the 2014 Dylan Williams Scholar


Liz Yerby grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, but has lived in Portland since 2010. Since then she’s gotten a Bachelor’s in Russian from Portland State.
Currently she volunteers at the IPRC and Museum of Contemporary Craft, and does odd jobs, which include teaching the Bindfast class at the IPRC and giving occasional tours …

International Zinesters visit IPRC!


Hey IPRC fans! IPRC Volunteer Blue here, posting to share my experience with two really wonderful visitors to the IPRC, Asao and Canaco….

They have a really wonderful that is similar to IPRC, though much more temporary, in their town Hamamatsu. Their awesome project is called Zing! If you want to learn more and follow what …

Finding Herself Here:
An Interview with Lindsey Kugler


Lindsey Kugler was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She loves gel manicures, doodling, and does not own a bicycle. Here is a memoir of intimate vignettes and pictures about a year of professional and personal service. Lindsey wrote and produced Here as a student in the IPRC’s Certificate …

Zine Talk Tonight!

Come to the IPRC tonight at 7 PM to hear Luke You of the free, anonymous zine “You” talk about Australian zines, the Sticky Institute, and other exciting things!
See you there!

IPRC Member Amelia Harnas on Kickstarter

Hey folks, check out Amelia’s project on Kickstarter at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/789952751/do-good-work-and-dont-make-enemies .  She’s raising money to interview an 85-old artist in upstate New York, and then write his biography.  This project and Kickstarter in general are very much in line with the IPRC’s DIY ethos.

Look What's On Our Arrivals Shelf!

Why, it’s the book Hidden Portland by local artist Carye Bye!

Accomplished letterpresser Carye was the first person to churn out an entire little book on our new perfect press binder. It has real glued edges, real beautiful color illustrations and real details on some of Portland’s hidden places. This premiere issue is all about hidden …

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