The Printers' Ball: What's New and What's Next in Chicago Independent Print

July 30, 2009

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Mairead Case, by Jacob Knabb
Featuring Chicago Review fiction editor, Paul Durica, trace the intersection of people, place, and print during the rise of literary culture in 1890's Chicago.

This event took place as part of the 2009 Printers' Ball.  The Printers' Ball, founded by Poetry magazine, is hosted each year in collaboration with Chicago literary organizations.  This year the event was hosted by Columbia College Chicago and the Center for Book & Paper Arts in the historic Ludington Building. An annual celebration of print culture, Prinkers' Ball features thousands of free magazines, books, and broadsides; live readings and music; letterpress, offset, and paper-making demonstrations; and much more.  See photos from this year's event, and read all about what took place. 

Events recorded at this year's Ball include:

Recorded Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Maxim's Nancy Goldberg International Center