Diary of a Small Press

On running a small press, bookmaking, poetry, digital photography, and trying to stay sane in this increasingly hectic world…

Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair

January 20th, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA – Looking for a place to meet people passionate about book arts? The place to be is the upcoming Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair in Hyattsville, MD. The fair is scheduled to run from Friday, March 2 until Sunday March 4. It will feature demonstrations, DC art tours, speakers, preview party, art raffle, […]

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Yale University Library Buys Amichai Windows

January 15th, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA — We are very glad to announce that Yale University Library has purchased the first copy of our limited edition artist book, The Amichai Windows. “The work is quite stunning and we are delighted to add it to our Yale Library collection,” said Nanette Stahl, the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Librarian for Judaic […]

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Open Studio

October 15th, 2017

OPEN STUDIO – Oct. 22, Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. You’re invited to drop in for an Open Studio on Sunday, Oct. 22, noon – 5 p.m. We will be part of the Westover Open Studio Weekend — more info at the FB page: https://www.facebook.com/westoverstudiotour/ Visitors will have a chance to try their hand at […]

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Chad Lee Robinson Wins HSA Award

November 16th, 2016

ARLINGTON, VA—Turtle Light Press is proud to announce that Chad Lee Robinson’s The Deep End of the Sky has won a 2016 Haiku Society of America Merit Book Award. Robinson’s book, which won the Turtle Light Press 2014 Haiku Chapbook Contest, took second place among all haiku books published in 2015. “I am more than […]

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Poet-in-Residence

July 7th, 2016

I’m honored to serve as poet-in-residence at an upcoming Jewish men’s club retreat in the Baltimore, MD area. It’s with the Seaboard Jewish Men’s Clubs in the Mid-Atlantic region.                                                 The theme […]

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Brunch and Poetry

February 11th, 2016

Come join us for Rick Black’s brunch and poetry talk on Sunday, February 21st, at Olam Tikvah synagogue in Fairfax, Virginia. For three years, Black did post-graduate work in Hebrew literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Subsequently, he was a reporter in the Jerusalem bureau of The New York Times. He covered the first intifada, […]

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Chad Lee Robinson On Haiku

September 22nd, 2015

Interview with Chad Lee Robinson, Prizewinning author of The Deep End of the Sky   Biographical Sketch Chad Lee Robinson was born in 1980 in Pierre, South Dakota and grew up along the banks of the Missouri River. He continues to live there with his wife Kimberly and son, Nathan, and works as the manager […]

Chad Lee Robinson’s “Deep End of the Sky”

August 26th, 2015

Turtle Light Press is proud to release the winner of its fourth haiku chapbook competition, The Deep End of the Sky, by Chad Lee Robinson of Pierre, South Dakota. This collection of 47 haiku takes us on a journey through the vast expanses of the American prairie, where you will see, hear and feel the […]

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Westover Photo Show Library Reception

November 18th, 2014

The sights and sounds of Westover will come alive this Saturday, November 22nd, at the Westover Branch Library. The library will be displaying artistic photo paintings of the Westover neighborhood and shopping district by Rick Black as well as hosting a sound show by Alex Braden, entitled “Piece & Quiet.” Black, a photographer, poet and […]

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Falls Church Hilton Opening

November 18th, 2014

The new Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn has selected Rick Black’s artistic photos to adorn its more than 100 guest rooms. Black’s colorful, playful paintings of The State Theatre and Clare & Don’s Beach Shack have been reproduced in a large format for guests to enjoy. A grand opening of the hotel was held on […]

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