Established in 1980, the Devil's Artisan (DA) is Canada's 'Journal of the Printing Arts'. We foster an appreciation of the physical and social aspects of bookmaking in Canada, reaching out to a global audience of typographic and printing arts enthusiasts who appreciate the value of the printed word even in this digital age.

Latest Issues

DA 89

Devil's Artisan #89
Fall/Winter 2021

In This Issue:

  • When One Who Loves Books Meets One Who Loves Making Them by Nigel Beale
  • John Wilson (Jack) McLaren by Shawn Henshall
  • The Art of the Bookbinder: Robert Wu by John Shoesmith
  • Trenton Wood Type by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Rick/Simon
  • & more ...
DA 88

Devil's Artisan #88
Spring/Summer 2021

In This Issue:

  • Ted Snider and Cranberry Mills by Gordon Sisler
  • A Conversation with Karen Schindler by Kevin Heslop and Karen Schindler
  • The David B. Milne Playing Card Project by Stan Bevington and Don McLeod
  • John Robert Colombo and Hawkshead Press by Chester Gryski
  • Bixler Roman by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Alan Stein by Don McLeod
DA 87

Devil's Artisan #87
Fall/Winter 2020

In This Issue:

  • Trading in the Real: Andrew King and Design on the Canadian Prairies by Bonne Zabolotney and Joel Derksen
  • The Wonderful Worlds of Walter Trier, Illustrator by Warren Clements
  • Recuperating Magazine Digest: Jewish Identity and Cultural Nationalism in Canadian Publishing by Jaleen Grove
  • & more ...
DA 86

Devil's Artisan #86
Spring/Summer 2020

In This Issue:

  • Bill Poole's Bean Field by Gordon Sisler
  • The MacOdrum Library Book Arts Lab at Carleton by Larry Thompson
  • An Interview with Heavenly Monkey's Rollin Milroy by John Shoesmith
  • Cylinder Presses in Canadian Museums by Stephen Sword
  • Goudy Cloister Initials by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Deborah Barnett by Don McLeod
DA 85

Devil's Artisan #85
Fall/Winter 2019

In This Issue:

  • Robert Rosewarne, Fran Jones and the Small Press in 1960s Ottawa by Cameron Anstee
  • Experimental Comics Publishing by Daniel Marrone
  • The Thing about Major Street by Tim Inkster
  • The Hunting of the Snark by George A. Walker
  • Beaufonte Showcard Script by Richard Kegler
  • A Rogues' Gallery: Patrick Griffin By Don McLeod

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The Devil's Artisan would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

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