a book grows in & out of itself


EDITORS & DEFORMANTS (in progress):

  • DO NOT EAT THIS BOOK” by Erik Schurink                                                                                          
  • DICTIONARY OF DEFORMITY” by Libby Panhorst (ed.) with Kathleen Bires, Sara Carminati, Liza Chabot, Rebecca Chowdhury, Ellen Gaglione, Sydney Gutberlet, Brigitte Kemp, Maren Less, Paul Medioli, Max Olson, Vivienne Peng, Anna Roosevelt, Tricia Shimamura, Frances Sutton
  • TABLEAUX MEURANTS” by Kate Schapira (ed.) with Cybele Collins, Kate Durbin, Michael Tod Edgerton, David Emmanuel, Jennifer Karmin, Deborah Poe, Rachel Schapira
  • BEATRICE EMERGES” by Kathi Stafford (ed.) with Millicent Borges Accardi, Susan Rogers, Jennifer Smith, Maja Trochimczyk
  • THIS IS [NOT] A CHAPBOOK” ~ by G.E.H. (with thanks to the Journal of Artists’ Books)
    Cover art by Francesca Pastine
  • HOW TO MAIL A BOOK” by Kat O’Hara, Leslie Lasiter, Claire Buss, Irene McIntosh, Zachary Katz-Stein, Caitlin Fitzpatrick, Sara Baicker-McKee, Susannah Rosenfield, Abby Cheney, Helen Liutongco, Kelly Wahl, Chelsea Borgman, Madeline Gobbo, edited by Ellen Sheffield and Gretchen Henderson HowToMailABook-SheffieldBookArts3
  • DEFORMITY AS METAMORPHOSIS by Lan Bui, Maritza Chavez, Sanna Ruhi, Katie Graham, Megan Pearson, Lynsey Isaacs, Lina Lin, Andrew Carlson, Amaranth Borsuk, Stephenie Mundt, Joel Kalonji, Roxanne Winn, Elaine Bondoc, Holly Mitchell, Michelle O’Connor, Christina Joo Chapbook-DeformityasMetamorphosis
  • & More! (Perhaps by You, dear Reader? Keep reading…) Here is a slideshow for closer viewing (click one of the images to begin):

If you have an idea about a collaborative chapbook & want to participate, please contact the Undertaker. Include a description of your idea: a draft of your “Aesthetic Deformation Statement,” list of collaborators, & diagram of your proposed chapbook. Please also consider participating in Stage 1 of the deformation (as the editors above did first), so the Undertaker gets to know you & your aesthetic.