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The annual Handmade/Homemade exhibit returns to the Mortola Library where you’ll set your sights on one-of-a-kind, homemade chapbooks, and broadsides produced by leading writers and visual artists.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to Jill Magi for the use of her art (above)—“Tongues”, 2007.

It’s that time of year again when the Westchester Campus hosts the Handmade/Homemade exhibitwith a sister exhibit at Musehouse: A Center for Literary Arts in Philadelphia, welcoming the following artists and writers:

Thomas Allen
Evelyn Eller
Krista Franklin
Monica Hand
Samantha Huang
Christopher Janke
Owen W. Lee
Miriam Lodoño
Carlos Soto Román
Nico Vassilakis

This mini-exhibition includes handmade, homemade, and letterpress chapbooks, one-of-a-kind editions, and broadsides. Curated by Dyson Professor and poet Deborah Poe, PhD, the exhibit takes place the entire month of March in the Mortola Library on the PLV Campus. There will also be a sister exhibit which will be on display in May at Musehouse: A Center for Literary Arts in Philadelphia.

On March 7, stop by the opening, which will also include a reading. From 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. book artist, poet, and writer Monica Hand, who founded and directed the Poetry Slam Academy, a program for middle-school and high school youth interested in writing and performing poetry, will read from her poetry collection Me and Nina (Alice James Books 2012) as well as new work.

For more information about the contributing artists and to hear more about the events, visit For additional questions about the events, e-mail