Monthly Archives: December 2012

In the Economist: Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

Mark your calendar to attend the opening of “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here” at the San Francisco Center for the Book on Friday, February 1, 2013. The exhibition runs through May 1, 2013 at the new SFCB location at 375 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco. For more information visit our website at http://sfcb.org/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/al-mutanabbi-street-starts-here Beau Beausoleil, the […]

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Sharing: Life’s the Thing | Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

From Beau Beausoleil, founder of the Al-Mutanabbi Street Project. “A really wonderful commentary on our anthology, Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, but also a deep reflection and consideration of the street that goes beyond the margins. He breathes life into each of the pieces of writing that he encounters, more like a friend sitting across from […]

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Tested.com Visits the San Francisco Center for the Book for Letterpress Business Cards

We were delighted to host Tested.com for the filming of a video segment about having their businesss cards letterpress printed at the San Francisco Center for the Book. Tested Learns the Craft of Letterpress Printing Posted on Tested.com by Joey Fameli on Dec. 18, 2012 “We visit the San Francisco Center for the Book to […]

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From World Literature Today: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

From World Literature Today Persis M. Karim is Professor of English and comparative literature at San Jose State University in California, where she teaches world literature, comparative literature, and creative writing. She is a contributing poet to the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here anthology and has been involved with the project since 2008. In March 2007 […]

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Proof Press Finesse: A Letterpress Printing Workshop with Paul Moxon

Do you print on a Vandercook cylinder press? Then you’ll want to register for a special upcoming workshop with letterpress expert and Vandercook press guru, Paul Moxon. Proof Press Finesse, a two day workshops, was developed for intermediate printers. This problem solving workshop, lead by visiting instructor Paul Moxon, will help improve the technical quality […]

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