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Brooke Palmieri

Camp Books, American Printing History Association
Founder; Editor of Printing History
London, UK
A Philadelphia native now living in London, Brooke has worked on both sides of the Atlantic in libraries, bookshops, and as a writer, educator, and volunteer in archives and special collections, both institutional and community-run. In addition to running Camp Books, since 2015 Brooke has edited Printing History, the journal of the American Printing History Association, and beginning in 2016 has served as a member of the faculty at London Rare Book School, teaching "The Queer Book." Part of Brooke’s work as Camp Books includes writing, lecturing, delivering workshops about LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming history, but also on the history of social movements and publishing as it relates to left-wing activism. Recent lectures include “A Queer View of Printing,” deliveres as the 109th George Parker Winship lecture in Bibliography at the Houghton Library of Harvard University. Finally, Brooke is an avid printer and studio member of the London Centre for Book Arts, and enjoys combining the creation of prints & pamphlets with pedagoguy concerning the history of printing processes.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, June 18

9:00am EDT