PRE-EVENT: Bookbinding workshop at LBPL

LBZF 2015 pre-event bookbinding workshop

We are super excited about the Long Beach Zine Fest … happening in just over a week! We’ve got two more pre-events to get you ready to zine out … join us on Thursday, April 2, at Long Beach’s Mark Twain Library for a FREE bookbinding workshop with local artist Kelsey Bryan-Zwick!

Participants will learn basic stitches and create a simple journal! Perfect for all ages and all skill levels! Did we mention it was FREE?


Thursday, April 2
Mark Twain Neighborhood Library
1401 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90813
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About the artist: Kelsey Bryan-Zwick is a poet, a bookbinder, and an artist from Long Beach, CA. As a child she lived in Spain where she fell in love with the smell of fresh bread, green olives, and learned to speak Spanish. At UCSC she received a B.A. in Literature/Creative Writing-Poetry. Kelsey participated in Write Bloody Publishing’s Dirty Dozen Workshop, and she is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poems can be found in A Poet is a Poet, No Matter How Tall: EPISODE II Attack of the Poems, at Cadence Collective, in Like a Girl: The Pre-Show!, and at The Camel Saloon. Kelsey’s first chapbook, Watches Synchronized to Awestruck, is hand-bound by the poet herself. Her next collection is due out in 2015 from Sadie Girl Press.bookbinding

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