How Extraordinary Books Are Made | A Fundraising Event at 826 Valencia

The Night Writer Society of 826 Valencia is proud to present a seminar on bookmaking (for aspiring or current bookmakers) and fundraising event on March 15, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:00.


Book Making at 826 Valencia

826 Valencia is the Home of the Night Writer Society

The event will feature Rhiannon Alpers, SF Center for the Book Studio Manager, and Eli Horowitz, managing editor and then publisher of McSweeney’s for eight years and now the Horowitz in Ying Horowitz & Quinn.

The evening’s conversation will cover what goes into designing a book, how extraordinary books are made, and how to craft inspiring books

Eli Horowitz will discuss how he came up with a book in the form of a decks of cards, a book containing a comb, and even a Z-shaped book.

Rhiannon Alpers of the SF Center for the Book will discuss bookmaking from a fine art and craft standpoint, and talk about how you can make books on your own.

The event will end with a Q and A, when attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.

All proceeds benefit 826 Valencia.

826 Valencia

826 Valencia

The Night Writer Society is a group of proud literary arts enthusiasts. Founded on the principles of camraderie and “i before e” (except after c) these eminent men and women gather at convivial literary workshops, seminars, and soirees held in a pleasing environment. We welcome writers of all levels to join us in our meetings to hone their craft in blissful Unity. The Night Writer Society meets once a month at 826 Valencia.


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