I recently learned to silkscreen, and the first project I did was a fantastic letter-press printed (that I set and printed) manifesto called “Writers Fear No Wild Beast More Than The Mucogenerative Cave Organism Called In The Common Speech ‘Translation.’ A Manifesto.” It was co-authored by last year’s editors of the University of Iowa journal of literary translation eXchanges, Sara Gilmore and Mike Schorsch. So we screenprinted the eXchanges logo, (“=”), on the front of them, and handed them out with great success at AWP.

Since then, I’ve been brainstorming new silkscreening projects at the beginner level. My husband and I always say “that would make a great t-shirt” so I thought I’d keep track of them. So far, our current favorite is “I’ve seen a million faces, and I’ve rocked them all.” What with the 80s being back and all…

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