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Apply to Be the Next Executive Director of Hand Papermaking

February 7, 2024

Applications for Hand Papermaking's open executive director position are being accepted at

Michael Fallon Is Stepping Down as the Director of Hand Papermaking

February 5, 2024

Michael Fallon is stepping down as Executive Director of Hand Papermaking at the end of February, 2024

This Fall Only, Hand Papermaking's Language of Color Portfolio is ON SALE

February 5, 2024

Get your sale copy of THE LANGUAGE OF COLOR now! (Offer ends October 31, 2023)

Another Year End Means Another Year-End Broadside from Hand Papermaking

February 5, 2024

Get your 2023 Year-End Broadside by donating to Hand Papermaking today!

Sign Up for the "Way of Washi" Workshop at the New Art Annex of Rhode Island

November 3, 2023

Way of Washi, a two day workshop on the wonders of Japanese paper arts, takes place at the Art Annex in Pawtucket, October 14-15.

Upcoming Art Exhibit Features HP's Language of Color Portfolio

September 12, 2023

Hand Papermaking’s 14th Portfolio: The Language of Color will be on view at the Foreman Gallery at Hartwick College from September 14 to October 20.

Apply to Our 2023-24 Black Writers Fellowships

August 14, 2023

The deadline to apply for the Black Writers Fellowships is July 25, 2023

FOR SALE: Hand-crafted Paper Mould and Deckle Made of Tasmanian Oak

August 14, 2023

Take advantage of a one-of-a-kind offer to purchase a hand-crafted mould & deckle made from Tasmanian oak.

Want to Help Us Amplify and Celebrate the Voices of Papermaking?

July 14, 2023

Apply to be our next News and Social Media Manager!

Check Out What's Coming Up at Arnold Grummer's!

June 14, 2023

Arnold Grummer’s was founded in 1976 and has grown to become a leading supplier of hand papermaking kits and supplies for the home, studio, and classroom. Its offices are located in Appleton, Wisconsin, in the heart of the Fox River Paper Valley.

The Auction Is Coming!

June 14, 2023

Our Annual Papermakers' Auction will go live TONIGHT — May 18 at 9 pm ET — on our eBay page, located at

Donate to Hand Papermaking's Spring Auction

May 18, 2023

This annual fundraising event is a great way for paper community members to connect, learn from each other, trade paper-based goods and services, and help support their favorite paper-focused nonprofit organization!

Hand Papermaking Receives a Significant Gift from the Beck Whitehead Estate

March 21, 2023

Hand Papermaking Receives a Significant Gift from the Beck Whitehead Estate

The 2022 Year-End Broadside Is Here!

January 18, 2023

You can get your copy of this one-of-a-kind limited edition work of art on handmade paper by donating to Hand Papermaking's Year-End Campaign.

May Babcock's "Sea of Secret Colors" Sale Starts Today!

January 3, 2023

Go to May Babcock's "Sea of Secret Colors" PAY-WHAT-You-WILL sale (online), and help support Hand Papermaking's Year-End Fundraising Campaign.

Announcing the Imminent Publication of our 14th Portfolio of Handmade Paper!

November 30, 2022

Hand Papermaking's Portfolio #14: The Language of Color can be purchased NOW at a discounted pre-publication price. Get yours today!

Announcing the 2022–23 Black Writers Fellows

November 30, 2022

Hand Papermaking, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of our 2022–23 Black Writers Fellowships: Gimbiya Kettering, Black Writers Fellowship: Reporter; and Sadé Powell, Black Writers Fellowship: Researcher.

A Call for Submissions to a Book on Paper Yarn

November 2, 2022

Help inspire and education readers about the art of paper yarn.

Positions Open at Cave Paper in Tucson!

October 13, 2022

Want to spend time at a working, professional papermill? Cave Paper in Tucson, Arizona, has several open positions.

Help Us Revamp Our Newsletter!

September 7, 2022

With the recent hiring of Genevieve Lapp as editor of the Hand Papermaking Newsletter, we’re reaching out to you for help in revamping this 34-year-old publication.

Hand Papermaking’s 2021–22 Black Writers Fellow

August 19, 2022

Hand Papermaking, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021–22 Black Writers Fellowship: Payton Harris-Woodard.

Apply NOW to our Black Writers Fellowships!

August 2, 2022
June 25, 2022

Hand Papermaking offers two Black Writers Fellowships — the Reporter Fellowship and the Researcher Fellowship. Applications for both are due July 25, 2022

Mark Your Calendars: Our Annual Papermakers' Auction Starts May 26

July 7, 2022

Hand Papermaking is pleased to announce the return of Hand Papermaking’s ANNUAL PAPERMAKERS’ AUCTION (on eBay) — starting May 26 (at 9 pm ET) and running through June 5.

New Horizons for InterOcean Studios

May 26, 2022

Check out "Momentum," a new exhibition at brand-new InterOcean Studios in Englewood, Colorado.

Be Part of NAHP's May Mail Art Exchange

May 16, 2022

North American Hand Papermakers invites members to participate in a monthly Mail Art Exchange! May’s theme is “Blue,” as we wait for the clouds to move out and the sun bring us a glorious spring. Participants are free to interpret this broad theme however they wish! Registration is free to NAHP members and should be completed before May 1, 2022.

Visit our table at the 2022 Codex Book Fair!

April 19, 2022

Hand Papermaking will be an exhibitor at the Book Fair at CODEX VIII: Words on the Edge, starting this Sunday, April 10, in Richmond, California.

Come to a Publication Party in Atlanta!

April 19, 2022

The publication party for Hand Papermaking's Winter 2021 issue takes place, in tandem with the opening of the exhibition “Preaching to the Choir: Kelly Taylor Mitchell,” on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7 pm at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center (980 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306).

Check out UNDERSTANDING PAPER, a new book published by the Florin Press

March 14, 2022

A new book by Graham Williams for artists and fine printers who are seeking ability to reliably assess the quality of papers.

Winter 2021 issue of Hand Papermaking: CALL AND RESPOND

March 14, 2022

Call and Respond is a follow up to the Summer 2021 Oral Histories issue of Hand Papermaking and illustrates the ways in which artists employ oral histories as catalysts for world building and conveying story through craft. In the issue, oral histories whether real, imagined, or recontextualized, serve as the call to which artists respond.

DONATE today and receive Hand Papermaking's 2021 Year-End Broadside

March 4, 2022

The 2021 Year-End Broadside, featuring a poem by Akua Lezli Hope, paper by Helen Hiebert, and printing by Anna Benjamin, can be yours for a $125 donation to Hand Papermaking.

You Are Invited to Participate in the FULL SHEET HANDMADE PAPER SWAP

December 1, 2021

The Full Sheet Handmade Paper Swap, organized by Genevieve Lapp, is a paper exchange meant to serve as a papermaking resource and source of inspiration for years to come.

Request for Proposals: THE LANGUAGE OF COLOR, Hand Papermaking's 14th limited-edition Paper Portfolio (Due October 1, 2021)

October 28, 2021

Send your Proposals for THE LANGUAGE OF COLOR, Hand Papermaking's 14th Themed Portfolio of Handmade Paper (due October 1, 2021)

Come Visit the 2nd Annual Papermakers' Swap Meet (Now thru Oct 7)

October 28, 2021

Find bargains on more than 50 amazing papermaking- and paper-related items, including: tools, supplies, instructional materials, and more!

Unique Handmade Paper Workshop at Pyramid Atlantic

September 29, 2021

Fabric 2 Paper take place on Sunday, October 2, at the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

The Making of the 2020 Year-End Broadside

September 29, 2021
October 15, 2020

We are excited to share this short video on the making of See It Now, our 2020 Year-End Broadside, which explores themes of loss, resilience, and transition in handmade paper and print.

The Inaugural 2020 Recipients of The New Black Writers Fellowships

September 29, 2021
December 7, 2020

Hand Papermaking, Inc. is pleased to announce its two inaugural Black Writers Fellows—Cheryl D. Edwards (Black Writers Fellowship: Reporter) and Keren Alfred (Black Writers Fellowship: Researcher).

Virtual Artist Talk & Demo: The Art of Korean Paper (August 18, 4-6 pm CT)

September 29, 2021

Artist Talk & Demo: The Art of Korean Paper Wednesday, August 18 • 4–6pm CT • virtual hosted by Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Win BIG at the 2nd Handmade Paper Wheel of Fortune!

August 11, 2021

Win a beautiful batch of handmade or hand-decorated paper by purchasing a Spin at the Handmade Paper Wheel of Fortune! (Every purchase wins!)

Seeking Proposals for Our Two Black Writers Fellowships — Due July 23, 2021

August 11, 2021

Apply Now for Hand Papermaking's Black Writers Fellowship: Reporter and Black Writers Fellowship: Researcher. Proposals are due July 23, 2021.

Free Black Writers Fellowships Info Session on Zoom on Weds., June 30, at 8 pm ET

August 11, 2021

This Wednesday, June 30, at 8 pm ET, Hand Papermaking will be hosting a FREE Info Session on Zoom for anyone interested in our Black Writers Fellowships program.

Papermaking in Place: Find us on Instagram Live

April 11, 2021
March 10, 2021

‘Papermaking in Place’, is a series of free events on Instagram Live!

In Solidarity with The Movement for Black Lives

April 11, 2021
June 10, 2020

Hand Papermaking stands in solidarity with The Movement for Black Lives and all those who are protesting nationwide and across the globe against systemic racism, police brutality, and social injustice that disproportionately impact Black, Indigenous, and communities of color.

Between Eye and Light — Washi Tales in Performance

April 9, 2021
July 15, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended Between Eye and Light: Washi Tales in Performance, special online Zoom event to celebrate the publication of the Paper in Performance (Summer 2020) issue of Hand Papermaking magazine.