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Re. I thought this message from Gaspereau Press might be of interest. Come and enjoy a fall weekend in the Annapolis Valley!

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From:   "Gaspereau Press" <[log in to unmask]>
To:   "Gaspereau Press" <[log in to unmask]>
Date:   Tue, 19 Aug 2003 16:20:03 -0300
GASPEREAU PRESS WAYZGOOSE, October 18 & 19, 2003
Gaspereau Press is one of a handful of literary publishers in Canada that print books in-house. Because of its unique position as a printer and publisher, and its commitment to typography, fine printing and book making, Gaspereau Press has developed an annual community event that brings the whole community in direct contact with the tools of the trade: type, ink, paper and the printing press. On October 18 & 19, 2003, Gaspereau Press will host its fourth annual wayzgoose and open house at its printing works in Kentville, Nova Scotia. The event will include the following activities and workshops:
Poetry Workshop
Author Jan Zwicky of Victoria, BC will be facilitating a poetry workshop for 10 writers. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their publication experience and a five-page sample of recent work to be submitted with their application. This workshop will be held on Saturday October 18 from 9:00 am until noon at the Kings Courthouse Museum. There is a $20 registration fee. Limited to 10 participants.
Bookbinding Workshop
Book artist Ruth Legge of West Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, will be facilitating a bookbinding workshop for 10 people. During the three-hour workshop, participants will fold, sew, back and cover a blank-paged journal in a cloth-spined, paper-covered binding. No previous
bookbinding experience is required. Materials will be supplied. Participants will be selected on a fi rst-come, first-served basis. This workshop will be held on Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 am until noon at the Gaspereau Press printing works. There is a $20 registration fee. Limited to 10 participants.
Book-Arts Lecture & Open House
This year‚s lecture will be delivered by internationally celebrated poet and typographer Robert Bringhurst, author of The Elements of Typographic Style. His lecture is entitled "The Body of the Reader and the Body of the Work." This lecture is intended for a general audience and will be presented Saturday October 18 at 1:00 pm in the Cornwallis dining room, Cornwallis Inn, 325 Main Street, Kentville. Free admission.
Open House at the Printing Works
Gaspereau Press will hold an open house at the printingworks following the lecture (Saturday from 2:30 to 5:00 pm). Come and see demonstrations of both modern and antique production methods. Free admission.
Public Roundtable
Moderated by Susan Haley, this year‚s public roundtable will explore the limits of punctuation. Our panelists will include Robert Bringhurst, George Elliott Clarke and Jan Zwicky. Come take part in this informal and engaging conversation. Presented Saturday October 18 at 7:00 pm, upstairs at Paddy‚s Pub, Kentville. Free admission.
Sunday Readings
Gaspereau Press will launch a number of new books during the wayzgoose. Come and hear readings from a number of Gaspereau Press authors, including George Elliott Clarke, Susan Haley and John Terpstra. Presented Sunday October 19 at 2:00 pm in the Cornwallis Dining room, Cornwallis Inn, 325 Main Street, Kentville. Free admission.
For more information, contact:
Beth Crosby, Gaspereau Press
One Church Ave, Kentville, NS, B4N 2M7
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Leo J. Deveau, M.Ed., MLIS
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