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July 24, 2013
by David Alan Harvey
I wanted to make a book. MY BOOK. A unique book that made people think, explore and wonder. I have been pleased to have been published by the best of trade book publishers, and for sure that is one way to go. However, getting complete control over your book is the ideal, so…I made my own book!

This two-day workshop is all about bookmaking and the new frontier of publishing, breaking loose from the status-quo. I can show you how to present your work to the traditional publishers OR how to make your own distribution if you are so inclined.

The workshop will help you through the entire process, from fundraising for shooting your project, to editing and sequencing pictures, to choosing a title, to creating a dummy. You will learn about layout and design, about paper, binding and packaging, and how to approach a printer. How to market, distribute and sell your book. Production process from A to Z.

Some of the BurnBooks team will be present, along with guest appearances from the New York publishing world.

I teach a wide variety of classes including shooting essays and lighting. So elements of both will come into play here as well. I will try to help you blend technique, with narrative, with production. All of it. It all flows.


Dates: September 21 – 22, 2013

Where: David’s Loft, Brooklyn, New York

15 students limit

Tuition: $525.00

For more information, please visit BURN --> http://www.burnmagazine.org/workshops/

Photo: David Alan Harvey speaks with James Nachtwey, Diego Orlando, and Michael Christopher Brown – all guests at the February 2013 Book Publishing Workshop (along with Bruce Gilden)