Lucia Press Handbound individually
designed artist's books
Lucia Press is founded by MaryAnn L. Miller.
As a publisher, designer and binder, and a poet herself, MaryAnn calls upon the services of other professionals in the field of printmaking and book arts to assist on projects: Jase Clark and Coty West.
Miller was the Resident Book Artist at the Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College from 2001 to 2017. Miller has held residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Universidad Metropolitana Autonomia, Mexico City, University of Costa Rica, and the Ragdale Foundation. Her work has been exhibited internationally. Her artist books are in the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and Special Collections at Bryn Mawr College, William Paterson University, University of Iowa, Herron Art Library, Wesleyan University, Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Smith College, and Stanford University. Among many others, Miller has designed and bound a book with the poet Nikky Finney now in the collection of President and Mrs. Obama. She has currently set letterpress for a broadside project at EPI for the poet Sharon Olds and artist Sam Messer. Miller is the Poetry Coordinator for the NJ Book Arts Symposium.
MaryAnn L. Miller is a Pushcart Prize nominee for 2017, 2018 and 2019. Her book Cures for Hysteria has been published by Finishing Line Press March 2018. Her first book of poems, Locus Mentis, was published by PS Books (2012.) Miller holds a BS in Art Education/English, M.Ed. in School Counseling, MFA in Creative Writing (2011) and a Postgraduate semester with the poet David Wojahn at Vermont College of Fine Arts (2012). Her poems have been published in Wildriver Review, Stillwater Review, Philadelphia Poets, Musehouse Journal, Wordgathering, Kaleidoscope, Certain Circuits, Ovanque Siamo, Mom Egg Review and others. Miller’s work is part of the anthologies “Dark as a Hazel Eye” from Ragged Sky Press and “Another Breath” Rathella Press. Her documentary essay on the printmaking of artist Willie Cole was published in The International Review of African American Art. Her video, Haiku Summer 2016, was screened through Scribe Video of Philadelphia. Miller is the designer of the Live Your Dream Award Broadsides sponsored by Rittenhouse Square Soroptimists. Her poem “ Onset Age Three/Periodic Paralysis is forthcoming in the chapbook Body Politic: Illustrated poems about the body and disability and the anthology Writers Resist.
Clinton, NJ 08809
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