Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice
A POETRY READING & CONVERSATION
Sponsored by UVA Arts Council
Friday // November 11th // 6 PM
Virginia Center for the Book @ the Jefferson School
Nicole Cecilia Delgado of La Impresora
an artist-led studio dedicated to small-scale editorial work and allocating resources to support independent publishing
Nicole Cecilia Delgado is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, book artist, and this year’s Riccio Artist in Residence at the Virginia Center for the Book.
In 2016, she founded La Impresora, an editorial studio specialized in small-scale independent publishing.
Her latest books include: Periodo especial, A mano/By Hand, Objetos encontrados/ Found Objects, and the forthcoming adjacent islands.
Delgado is widely regarded as one of the leading Puerto Rican poets of her generation.
MC Hyland of DoubleCross Press
a publisher of handmade books, with an eye toward the materials and structures of contemporary and historic hand-bookmaking
MC Hyland (she/they) is the founding editor of DoubleCross Press, a poetry micropress.
She is the author of THE END, Neveragainland, the forthcoming A Book of Borrowed Light, and over a dozen poetry chapbooks/artist books.
An Assistant Professor at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, MC is also a letterpress printer, walking enthusiast, and committed home-baker and classic-cocktail-maker
Our COVID Vaccination and Masking Policy for this event:
- It is the Virginia Center for the Book’s expectation that all program participants will be fully vaccinated and boosted.
- Evolving CDC and UVA COVID guidelines may require that participants be masked if in close proximity to others. (bring your masks)
- Should public health guidelines change, and new norms be applicable, we reserve the right to revisit the expectations in the interest of participant health and safety.