the small publishers fair



Small Publishers Fair 24th and 25th October:
London - Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, WC1R 4RL
Free admission to Fair and all events, open 11.00am 7.00pm
Full details at www.rgap.co.uk/spf.php
The book as art formů. the international event in London celebrating books by contemporary artists, poets, writers, composers, book designers, and their publishers This year the Fair will be featuring more publishers than ever before over fifty with a truly international field , two publishers from New York Cuneiform Press and Vanitas and Libellum books; Chax press from Tucson, Arizona; Perro Verlag from Vancouver; Antic-Ham of Korea; and with publishers and presses from France, the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, and throughout the UK. The Small Publishers Fair has announced this year's readings and events programme which takes place alongside the Fair. In a varied schedule, highlights include readings from Vincent Katz and Kyle Schlesinger, both poets, editors and publishers from New York, and the launch of the much acclaimed Reality Street Editions Book of Sonnets, to be introduced by its editor Jeff Hilson. Bill Griffiths The Lion Man and Others will be launched by readers from Veer Books, and for West House books, David Annwn will launch his largest collection to date, Bela Fawr's Cabaret. The Fair brings together international artists, poets, writers, composers, book designers and publishers to celebrate contemporary artist publishing. Now in its 7th year, the Fair has attracted widespread interest, and praise for the quality of the events, and the immense variety of work on display. More than 50 publishers are showing work , and all the books and editions are for sale, an opportunity to buy work at an affordable price. With free admission, there's something for everyone from top class writing, beautifully printed artists editions, multiples, and zines, to inexpensive pamphlets and artists cards. Several young artists collectives will be showing their work for the first time.
the small publishers fair


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