Philadelphia Art Book Fair
Friday, April 24 & Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Philadelphia Art Book Fair is a two-day event that features a range of vendors from photography and art book publishers, small and large, to individual artists and institutions, as well as lectures from key artists and bookmakers.
Visit www.PHLartbookfair.com for more information.
Presented by Philadelphia Photo Arts Center & The Print Center
Book Release Party:
TEMPLETON GETS HIS WISH by Greg Pizzoli
Saturday, May 9, 2015; 2:00-5:00pm; FREE
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Bring the whole family on Saturday, May 9 for the release of Gallery Store Artist, Greg Pizzoli's third picture book with Disney Hyperion: Templeton Gets His Wish. Have your book signed by the artist and enjoy family activities and refreshments. We will also have copies of Pizzoli's newly released Tricky Vic as well as old favorites The Watermelon Seed and Number One Sam available for purchase.
Book Launch and Reading by Thomas Devaney and Joanna Fuhrman
Wednesday, May 13, 2015; 6:00pm; FREE
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Join poets Thomas Devaney and Joanna Fuhrman to celebrate their new publications Runaway Goat Cart and The Year of Yellow Butterflies published by Hanging Loose Press. The authors will read selections and sign books which will be available for purchase.
Thomas Devaney’s newest book is Runaway Goat Cart (Hanging Loose, 2015). He is the author of four other books of poetry, including Calamity Jane (Furniture Press, 2014), The Picture that Remains (The Print Center, 2014), A Series of Small Boxes (Fish Drum, 2007), and The American Pragmatist Fell in Love (Banshee Press, 1999). Devaney is the 2104 recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts. He teaches at Haverford College.
Joanna Fuhrman’s newest book is The Year of Yellow Butterflies (Hanging Loose Press, 2015). She is the author of four other books of poetry, most recently Pageant (Alice James Books, 2009), as well as the chapbook The Emotive Function (Least Weasel Press, 2011). She teaches poetry writing at Rutgers University, through Teachers & Writers Collaborative, and in private workshops. For the last few years, she has been working on a collaboration with the artist Toni Simon, sections of which can be seen in print in Hanging Loose and online in Talisman, Posit, and Paperbag.