Some Hogarth Press Centenary events coming up:
Celebrating the Hogarth Press: "A Press of One's Own," Wednesday, 10 May, Houghton Library and Bow & Arrow Press (Harvard)
https://hogarthpress100.wordpress.com/ Co-chairs, Modernism Seminar: Sam Alexander, Paige Reynolds, & J. P. Riquelme
Oxford Bodleian, Print-a-thon, May 13th
On Saturday May 13 the Bodleian Libraries Bibliographical Press will hold a Print-a-thon celebrating 100 years of the Hogarth Press. The effort is to print all of ‘Paris’, by Hope Mirlees, published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf in 1919. All enthusiasts of any ability, therefore, are welcome (indeed, entreated) to join the effort, taking place in the printing workshop in the Old Schools Quadrangle, Old Bodleian Library, starting at 10:30 am. Please sign up for half an hour or the whole day. http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/whatson/whats-on/upcoming-events/2017/may/print-a-thon
During the day we will break to hear two lectures in the Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, from Dr Nicola Wilson (Reading) at 12:00, on ‘The Other Hogarth Press,’ and from Dame Hermione Lee (Oxford) at 3:30, on ‘Virginia the Printer’. Please register for free tickets for these lectures, following those links.
The Print-a-Thon is organized by Dennis Duncan (Bodleian) in connection with the University of Reading’s call for works on paper, and conference June 29-July 2, https://woolf2017.com/call-for-printed-works-on-paper-hogarth-press100-exhibition/
Charleston Festival will open this year with a celebration of the Hogarth centenary. The event ‘Heralding the Hogarth Press’ is with Hermione Lee, Deborah Levy and Juliet Nicholson on 19 May. See http://www.charleston.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/the-charlestonfestival/e...
Hogarth Birthday Edition - Two Stories, publication June 22nd
To celebrate the centenary of ‘Publication No. 1’, Hogarth has commissioned a new edition of TWO STORIES which takes the original text of Virginia’s seminal story ‘The Mark on the Wall’ and pairs it with a new story, ‘St Brides Bay’, written and illustrated by Mark Haddon. Clara Farmer, Publishing Director at Hogarth and Chatto & Windus says: ‘We are justly proud of our inheritance from the Woolfs’ Hogarth Press and it’s exciting to be part of an active centenary year. It’s a particular pleasure to commission Mark Haddon, a long-term admirer of Woolf, and whose work I love, to write a story for Hogarth’s new century.’ Suzanne Dean, Creative Director at Vintage has commissioned artist and illustrator Ed Kluz to reproduce a cover in response to the decorative paper covers of the early Hogarth Press titles. In an echo of the original TWO STORIES, which was bound and knotted by hand by Virginia Woolf in vivid red thread, the new edition will be sewn with red thread.
TWO STORIES by Virginia Woolf and Mark Haddon will be published by Hogarth in hardback on 22 June 2017, £8.99
#HogarthPress100 will tell the story of the founding year of the Press and its later books and writers and is curated by Clara Farmer for @chattobooks Instagram.