Glen's novel, Correction Road, is one of three short-listed for the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell award! There will be a reading by the three finalists in early April at McNally Robinson. We'll post details when they are confirmed.
Here's an excellent site called Sleevage, all about album cover art from the analog days to now. The site is in beta, but it is off to a great start and is already a great resource. Click on the images above to read more about each album.
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Saturday: 11am to 5pm
Monday: 11am to 5pm
Lotta Jansdotter is here! Well, her new book anyway.
With beautiful photographs by Lotta's childhood friend, Jenny Hallengren (you can see many of the book's photos on her site), Lotta Prints is an guide on how to print with "anything from potatoes to linoleum". Rubber stamping, iron-on transfer, leaves, stencils, and Lotta's forte: silkscreening, are all covered. Lotta's writing is conversational and to the point. The projects are easy in process, but it is her ability to create elegant organic lines and simple shapes that truly inspires. The book includes a number of tear-away stencils so that you can reproduce her patterns and there's a handy back pocket to keep the used stencils and even perhaps your rough drawings or printed experiments.
Click here to purchase the book in the UPPERCASE shop ($19.95 - we're selling it at the US cover price). We've also restocked her sticky labels, Seedlings journal, Simple Sewing book and other goodies. All this can be found in the Lotta Jansdotter category on the site.
p.s. We're having a spring sale on the website – just enter the code "spring" on checkout to save $10 on purchases over $30. Valid until the Tuesday after Easter.