Rust Belt Bindery
The Other Ear by Brian Evenson
We're very excited to announce our newest collaboration "The Other Ear". This short story by Brian Evenson is paired with artwork by Abby Patterson. The book will be available for pre-order in February 2013.
See our books at the Hennepin County Library
The Hennepin County Library in Minneapolis has selected several of our titles for inclusion in their special collections. If you find yourself in the Twin Cities, go check it out.
Reading at the Huntington Beach Arts Center
Ashley Farmer will be reading from Farm Town at the Huntington Beach Arts Center on July 26. At this reading, we'll also be debuting our new Farm Town broadsides. Come check it out.
Reading in Long Beach
Ashley M. Farmer will read from her new Rust Belt Bindery book Farm Town at the Canvas Shop in Seal Beach as part of the Salon Series on June 16. This is just one of our scheduled readings in Southern California this summer.
Farm Town
Farm Town by Ashley M. Farmer is now available! This poetry collection is illustrated and hand colored by Meredith Lynn. Order it here.
Hey, it's America
Rust Belt Bindery is very excited to announce that our next project will be a limited edition book object featuring the story Hey, it's America by Ryan Ridge. The text will be accompanied by images by Genevieve Lawrence. Curious what we mean by "book object"? You'll have to wait and see. We have some tricks up our sleeves.
New Places to Buy the Widow Teasdale!
In addition to our website, you can now purchase The Widow Teasdale and the Ineffable Warmth of Personal Services at Prairie Lights book store in Iowa City, Iowa and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts in Minneapolis.
The Plains Art Museum
Rust Belt books will now be sold at the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota! Stop by, see some great art, eat a tasty lunch, and check out the books!
The Widow Teasdale and the Ineffable Warmth of Personal Services
Rust Belt Bindery is very excited to announce that our next project will be a limited edition of a story by Drew Jackson. The Widow Teasdale and the Ineffable Warmth of Personal Services will feature photographs by LA based artist Dorothy Hoover. The story was originally published in Monkeybicycle, and you can read it here.
Literary Editor!
Blake Kimzey was such an awesome person to work with, that we've decided to ask him to continue his relationship with Rust Belt in the form of Literary Editor. Blake's great taste and enthusiasm will be a huge contribution to the success of Rust Belt moving forward.
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Rust Belt Bindery is very excited to announce that our books will now be available at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts shop. The MCBA is wonderful and the shop is a great place to buy affordable (and not-so-affordable) pieces of art. If you find yourself in the Twin Cities, it should be first on your list of places to check out.
Readers Art 12
Rust Belt artist book "Across the Great Divide" will be featured in Readers Art 12 at Susan Hensel Gallery in Minneapolis. If you're in the Twin Cities between March 16 and April 26, check it out.
Up and Away
We're excited to announce that we'll be collaborating with writer Blake Kimzey to put out a limited edition of his new short story "Up and Away". Expect it in February!