On a hot summer day David Longoria and I borrowed a truck from Steve Odom and drove out to Conroe to see a retired printer named Mike Condray about some wood type. We pulled into a secluded dirt driveway and a friendly dog came out to greet us. Stepping inside an enormous building, a barn […]
Are you a musician? Have you ever had an idea for a book? Maybe even a manuscript in process? Well, here’s your chance! Starting in 2016, we’ll be publishing a series of books by musicians about music, broadly defined. So send us your poetry, visual art, poetics, crime novels, criticism, journals, history, smut, photographs, scores, […]
I’ve been cleaning up the shop, sorting type, and taking inventory in anticipation of the new year and various projects on the horizon. Some type (wood and metal), books, and other letterpress equipment must go in order to clear space for the present. I’ll continue posting to eBay over the next couple of days. Thanks […]
Watergate, Patty Hearst, and the Fall of Saigon were on everyone’s mind that summer. The hangover from the sixties was pounding. Cynicism, skepticism, and the existential reimagining of the media’s fidelity to politics were among the most pervasive elements in the air when Steven Spielberg’s Jaws hit the streets in 1975. It was a time […]
Want to print your own poetry broadside on a letterpress? Here’s your opportunity! Register for my weekend workshop at the brand new Austin Book Arts Center October 3-4,2015. There class is limited to six students, so you’ll get plenty of hands-on instruction. Register here.
Howdy folks! Jen Tynes of Horse Less Press was kind enough to sit down with me and Deborah Poe to ask a handful of intriguing questions about our collaboration, Keep the Change, forthcoming from Great Fainting Spells this fall. Check it out here. Much obliged! Kyle
To celebrate the Cuneiform@15 exhibition at Marfa Book Company we’ve produced three new broadsides. Each of the twenty-six signed copies in this variegated multiple edition is a unique print on Crane’s Lettra 100% cotton paper measuring eighteen by twelve inches. Shipped flat or rolled at your request, these prints are only available at […]