Tag: Featherproof Books

The Karaoke Singer's Guide to Self-Defense By Tim Kinsella

Featherproof has officially announced their next title, and it will be a novel Chicago’s Tim Kinsella. The novel is due out this fall, and will be called The Karaoke Singer’s Guide to Self-Defense. Kinsella is know for his musicial abilities with legendary bands like Joan of Arc, Cap’n Jazz, and Make Believe among others. Featherproof... Read more »

Books to Download during the Snowapocalypse

  Are you planning to stay home from work or school tomorrow? Instead of being sucked into daytime TV you should warm up the e-reader, iPad or laptop and download a few books. Here are five books I recommend you read during tonight and tomorrow’s “Snowapocalypse”.    1. 


  Zach Dodson is a designing genius. His latest invention is “Storigami“. Here is how the Featherproof site explains it, “In the spirit of featherproofexperimentation, we’ve decided to try a new sort of mini-book – the origami sort. These take quite a bit longer to construct, and a little more effort on the part of... Read more »

The Last Annual Midwest Pop-Up Bookshop

  It is always hard to shop for the literary indie hipster on your list, but many of the independent presses and bookstores in town have come together to offer up a solution. As part of the cross-country Indie Lit Roadshow on December 12th, The Last Annual Midwest Pop-Up Bookshop will take place at The... Read more »

The Universe in Miniature in Miniature Release Party

  Leave it to Zach Dodson and the Featherproof team to design a book that can actually be turned into a mobile. The Universe in Miniature in Miniature is the latest collection from Patrick Sommervile, and if you attend the release party tonight at The Hideout you will learn how to turn you copy into... Read more »

Artifice's Madness Much Tour

I’ve heard a lot of talk recently about the “literary event of the year” as if it is an award or something. Perhaps it should be, but until it actually is we can still the term around loosely. Recent events that have been dubbed the event of year have been Printer’s Ball, Printer’s Row, and... Read more »

Daddy's Release Party @ The Hideout

  Tonight at The Hideout, Featherproof Books and Lindsay Hunter are celebrating the release of her debut collection Daddy’s. The line-up for the night a nothing short of incredible, Lindsay Hunter , Lindsay Hunter’s Dad , Blake Butler , Amelia Gray , Aaron Burch , Mary Hamilton , and Jac Jemc . Daddy’s is official... Read more »

Public Works 2: Speaker Night #2

  Public Works is a weekly speaking event that features the movers and shakers in the arts and culture community. This Friday’s event (8/20) will feature a talk from Zach Dodson among others. Zach is the man behind the design of each of the Featherproof releases, and plans to talk about the evolution in design... Read more »

Gently Stalking Janice-Katie

Black Rock Bar is host to a mega-reading of sorts tonight. Gently Stalking Janice-Katie Will be hosted by Kathryn Regina and will feature ten talented writers and artists. The event starts at 8pm and will feature Jac Jemc, Lindsay Hunter (whose book Daddy’s will be released soon by Featherproof), Zach Dodson (speaking of Featherproof), Greg... Read more »

New Featherproof Mini-books

Earlier this month Featherproof Books released two new free printable mini-books. They have been releasing these little well-designed gems for a while now and the new editions are by Patrick Sommerville and Mary Miller. “The Miniature version of The Universe in Miniature in Miniature” is the first story from the new story collection from Patrick... Read more »