Thursday, March 15, 2007


Fine Bookbinding

Palimpsest is now offering custom bookbinding services for those who want to collect letters, cards, artwork or poetry into hand-bound, beautiful books. Books can be made with soft or hard covers with various binding options available. Prices range from $20 - $50 a book, depending on complexity of design and materials used.

Letterpress Services
Custom letterpress invitations and business cards can be designed and printed using handset type and a platen press. Please email for quote, as price is determined by design and paper used. A minimum of six months is required to design, set and print.

Design & Print Services
Typesetting, cover design and professional print services are available for those who want to self-publish soft or hard cover books. Books will not be published under the Palimpsest name. Price determined by design, paper choice, number of pages and print run. Please email for quote.

Design services are also available for logo development, business cards, letterhead, pamphlets and brochures. Print and paper options available. Price varies — please email for quote.

Editing & Tutoring Services
Manuscript editing can be provided at a rate of $15 per hour. Tutoring services available for high school and university students who need assistance in creative writing or English Literature courses. Editing services are also available for university papers. References can be obtained upon request.

Dawn Kresan has been publishing and doing editorial freelance work for seven years. She studied desktop publishing and design using Quark Xpress and Adobe software from St. Clair College, received training from the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild in bookbinding, learned letterpress from Hollander’s School of Book and Paper Arts, studied creative writing through Humber College, and received her B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from the University of Windsor. Her poetry has been published in a variety of Canadian literary magazines and anthologies.

Email Dawn at for more information.