Monday, May 04, 2009

Call for papers: Guild of Book Workers Journal

Deadline: June 30, 2009 (RECEIVE)

The Guild of Book Workers Journal

Publishing Opportunity

The Guild of Book Workers Journal seeks papers and articles for issues forthcoming in 2009 and 2010. We welcome manuscripts in all the fields represented by the Guild's membership, on topics including but not limited to:

- Bookbinding (Descriptions of techniques and how-to articles; discussions of particular structures, both old and new)
- Conservation (treatment techniques, what does or does not work, noteworthy programs, history)
- Artist's Books (innovative structures, examinations of an artist's body of work)
- Book art techniques (paper-making, printing, calligraphy, marbling,)
- History (little-known events, figures, or movements; new findings about a period or particular development in the history of the book and book arts)
- Profiles (interviews with book artists, practitioners, conservators, collectors)
- Travelogues (accounts of events, communities, organizations, or exhibitions around the country and world)

We also welcome proposals for color portfolios, presenting photographs of selections from a collection, exhibition, or individual's body of work.

In its new format, all articles submitted to the Journal will be peer-reviewed. Authors of accepted articles will be expected to conform their articles to our style guidelines, available upon request to

Authors need not be members of the Guild of Book Workers to submit an article, though we encourage book workers in all fields to consider joining.

Deadline for submissions: June 30, 2009

Send queries and electronic submissions to
(Acceptable submissions formats: .rtf, .doc or .pdf)

via: Book_Arts-Listserv