Archive by Author

Spare Room Reading Series Presents Wernet & O’Leary

Spare Room Reading Series Presents Valerie Wernet & Peter O’Leary Sunday, November 8 7:00 pm Independent Publishing Resource Center 1001 SE Division Valerie Wernet is a Portland poet, originally from Portland. She writes about color & vision. Valerie is currently at work on her first book, which is composed and executed on a typewriter. Her […]

Bad Blood XXVIII

Saturday, October 24th 8pm, BAD BLOOD is so very excited to host: JANE WONG + GREG PURCELL + ISH KLEIN JANE WONG is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016). Her poems have appeared in places such as Best American Poetry 2015, Best New Poets 2012, Pleiades, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Volta, and others. She […]

Book Arts: Experiments

Learn how to hand bind all of your book projects yourself. You will learn traditional methods of bookbinding, including the multi section all-along stitch, Japanese stab stitch, and saddle stitch. You will learn how to make different types of hard and soft covers as well. Cost: $50 members $75 nonmembers Buy tickets for Book Arts: […]

Book Arts: The Basics

Learn all of the fundamentals of traditional book binding. In this one day HANDS-ON class held at the IPRC in Portland, you will create 3 books using the basics of bookbinding, including hard and soft covers, Japanese stab, and saddle stitch. You will also receive a manual with information on book anatomy, binding tutorials, and […]

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top hand press in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100-year-old equipment! Successful completion of […]

Sponsors & Supporters