Featuring freshly printed broadsides by printers from the Chicago Printers Guild in collaboration with local poets and writers! Lots of other cool stuff, read below for more info … Hope to see you there!
The sixth annual Printers’ Ball, which this year takes as its theme “Print Loves Digital,” is an annual celebration of literary culture founded by Poetry magazine and other independent Chicago literary organizations. The Printers’ Ball is produced with the Center for Book & Paper Arts and the Student Affairs Offices of Columbia College Chicago.
Sixth Annual Printers’ Ball
The Ludington Building
Columbia College Chicago
1104 South Wabash Avenue
(One block west of Michigan Avenue)
Friday, July 30th from 6 PM to 11 PM
Admission is Free and open to All ages
In addition to featuring thousands of magazines, books, broadsides, and other takeaways available free of charge, the Printers’ Ball will showcase live readings, music, and performances and host letterpress, offset, silk-screening, rubber-stamping, and paper-making demonstrations. Christian Wiman, editor of Poetry magazine, will offer a welcome at the beginning of this year’s festivities.
More info available at PRINTERSBALL.ORG