Author Archives: Richard

Bemojake

The last of my interviews from the Photomonth book fair in which I speak to Maxwell Anderson. He explains the origin of the name Bemojake. He recounts his apprenticeship with publisher Chris Boot and gives utterance to his dream to … Continue reading

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A and E Books

The collective A and E books are a loose association of six or more photographers. I spoke to them about why they formed a group and what they plan to do in future. As you can see from the publications … Continue reading

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Paper Tigers Books

Another week, another book fair. This time as part of Photomonth we were at a small publisher's fair at The Printspace. Once again everyone was very friendly (plentiful tea and biscuits) and I met a number of small publishers I'd … Continue reading

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Brown Owl Press

Al Palmer started Brown Owl Press in 2013. We were at neighbouring tables at the Brighton Photo Fringe Book Fair so we had a chat about the type of books he wants to publish and the experience of working with … Continue reading

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Rick Pushinsky

Also at the Brighton Fringe Book Fair was Rick Pushinsky selling his recent book, a personal project that had been published by Sternthal Books. I asked him about the choice between self publishing and working with a publisher.  

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The Archivist

Source was at The Brighton Photo Fringe Book Fair at the weekend. As ever there were an array of small publishers so I took the chance to speak to a few of them. First up was Michael Harrison of The … Continue reading

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Photobook Bristol: Selling Books

Sonia Berger is one of the founders of Dalpine an online bookshop and publisher. She previously worked in a publishing house. She believes that the growth in photobooks is partly due to the financial crash which put photographers out of … Continue reading

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Photobook Bristol: Words and Niches

Colin Pantall is one of the Creative Directors of Photobook Bristol as well as being a blogger and a senior lecturer at Newport. He says Photobook Bristol is not just an event for niche publishers. He says he tweeted an … Continue reading

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Photobook Bristol: Shooting from the Hip

Rudi Thoemmes is the founder and Director of Photobook Bristol. He is also a book dealer, running the website RRB Photobooks (which I learnt stands for Rudi's Rare Books). Photobook Bristol is a four day event with talks by publishers, … Continue reading

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Publishers at Offprint London

At Offprint I took the opportunity to speak to some publishers I only knew from reviewing their books. APE (or Art Paper Editions) produce varied unpredictable books. Jurgen Maelfeyt, the publisher, explained their ethos and also described how they only … Continue reading

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