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Handmade & Bound Nashville 2014: October 3 & 4, 2014 Opening of the Poetry & Prints Gallery Show, Friday October 3, 2014 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Film Screening of Root Hog or Die with a Q&A following film with John Porcellino:…

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About Us

Handmade & Bound Nashville Is a festival and marketplace celebrating independent publications and printed matter, featuring artists’ books, zines, and mini-comics. This is an event for publishers and artists (as well as zine distros) to come together to sell and/or…



Born in 2010, Handmade & Bound Nashville is a celebration of artists’ books, zines, comics, graphic novels, printmaking and and more. While the gallery show will feature artists’ books made in local community centers, the library’s exhibit will be Zines….



Root Hog or Die, Presented by Handmade & Bound

Film Screening of Root Hog or Die, Directed by Dan Stafford: October 3rd
Followed by Q&A with John Porcellino
7pm – 9pm
Watkins Theater
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film


ZINE – O – RAMA coming back to H&BN 2014!

Send us your zines: personal zines, cookzines, fanzines, artzines, cut and paste, comics, minis, mental health. We will display your zine whether it’s stapled or tied, screen printed or Xeroxed. They will all be featured in Zine-O-Rama.

vendor registration

2014 Vendor registration

Sign up to be a vendor at Handmade & Bound 2014!
Deadline is September 22nd.

It’s not too late to register for a table at Handmade & Bound Nashville

How to pay: Mail a check to Watkins (attention Handmade & Bound) or pay with a credit card over the phone to Dwayne Breeding between 9 and 5pm. His number is 615-277-7436 . Or Online. Watkins accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express….

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Handmade & Bound Nashville October 3rd-4th

Opening Reception for Poetry & Prints Gallery Exhibition: Oct. 3rd| 5:30-7 P.M.
Film Screening of Root Hog or Die after exhibition: Oct. 3rd| 7-9 P.M. Followed by Q&A
Presented by the Library and Community Education of Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film

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H&BN no. 4, October 3 & 4

Handmade & Bound Nashville has sharpened its image and its pencils to get ready for this year’s event, October 3 & 4 at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film.  Marketplace participants include favorites like John Porcellino of Spit and…

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