Editions...

Lettre Sauvage is a family run letterpress printing and design studio specializing in small, hand-made editions of literature and art.

Lettre Sauvage editions are currently part of the following collections: Getty Research Institute, UCLA Library Department of Special Collections, Electio Editions, The Library of Michigan, and the Mutanabbi Street Starts Here — Broadside Suite. The press also creates broadsides for Red Hen Press.


Anne Carson
“4th Choral Ode”
from Euripides’
HIPPOLYTOS

Stephen Dunn
“In the Open Field”
broadside

Fiona Spring
& Cameron Leggett
WINE POETRY VIRTUE
book

Erin Bertram
WINDFALL
chapbook
contest winner

Lettre Sauvage
“the Forest Drive”
chapbook

Genevieve Yue
NEGATIVE SKY
book

Yma Ray Leggett
THE EVEN MORE
book

Grace Curtis
THE SURLY BONDS OF EARTH
chapbook
contest winner

Mark Irwin
LONG PORTRAIT
chapbook

Kim Andrews
“As in Nowhere, No-One”
broadside
contest winner

Zayne Turner
“HR Diagram”
broadside
contest winner

Mark Irwin
“When I Died”
broadside

Ben Jackson
COQUI, COQUI
folio

Community Studio

Lettre Sauvage studio offers personalized lessons in the craft of letterpress printing for individuals and groups of up to four. Use of the press is available to experienced printers.


Printing Lesson

By appointment

Learn to operate the press. Basics of typesetting, inking, preparing paper and making the press ready to print will be covered.

Taught by Fiona Spring

$35 per hour per person

$50 per hour for a group of 2-4 working on the same project.


Studio Rental

By appointment

After one or two lessons, students may wish to work on a solo project. Lettre Sauvage staff will be available to help with services like ordering and cutting paper and advising on printing and design issues. There is also a small library in the studio of books about books, printing, design and poetry.

Equipment includes:
Vandercook SP15
Pilot table-top press
Chandler and Price 10x15
Challenge 23" paper cutter

$20 the first hour, $10 each additional hour


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