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Welcome to Jiseung

Welcome to Jiseung

The first book in a long-awaited how-to series on jiseung (Korean paper basketry). Introduces jiseung, how to make paper strips and cords, how to twine a circular base vessel. $33.

Milkweed book

Making Milkweed Paper

For papermakers who want to use milkweed bast and seed fiber; includes a tipped-in sample of milkweed paper (all samples vary). $33.

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Hanji Unfurled Cover

Hanji Unfurled Book Trailer


Papermaker’s Tears: Essays on the Art and Craft of Paper—”The Toolmakers – Those Who Build So We Can Make, Part II,” vol. 2 (2023)
Hand Papermaking—”Over-the-Shoulder Papermaking Apron,” vol. 37, no. 2 (reprinted by permission from the Winter 2022 issue of Hand Papermaking)
Hand Papermaking—”A Papermaker and Toolmaker in Argentina: Alejandro Geiler,” vol. 34, no. 2: (reprinted by permission from the Winter 2019 issue of Hand Papermaking)
Papermaker’s Tears: Essays on the Art and Craft of Paper“The Toolmakers – Those Who Build So We Can Make,” vol. 1 (2019)
Hand Papermaking“My Hands Are Listening: Thoughts on Transforming Paper into Textile,” vol. 32, no. 1 (Summer 2017)
Guild of Book Workers Journal“Hanji in the hands: Korean papermaking methods & creative uses,” 2016
Hand Papermaking“Young Papermakers Today: Three Profiles,” vol. 31, no. 1 (Summer 2016)
IAPMA Bulletin—”Hanji Takes Center Stage,” vol. 54, 2015
Graphic Impressions“Intaglio & Relief Printing on Morgan Conservatory Handmade Papers,” Fall 2015
American Folklore Society—”Becoming a Papermaker: Best Practices from Japan to the U.S.,” 2015
Paperslurry—”A New Naginata, in Cleveland,” Sept 9, 2014
Surface Design Journal—”Cultivating Hanji in America,” vol. 34, no. 4 (Summer 2014)
Another Escape—”Korean Papermaking: Paper, Place and People,” vol. 3
Kyoto Journal—”Jiseung: A Journey into the Korean Art of Weaving Paper,” vol. 77
Central Booking—”From Sheet to Thread to Page: Knitted Paper Books,” vol. 4, Issue 4 (Nov 2013)
Hand Papermaking“Korean Papermaking Goes West,” vol. 27, no. 1 (reprinted by permission from the Summer 2012 issue of Hand Papermaking)
Book Arts arts du livre Canada—“Making History in Cleveland,” vol. 2, no. 1, 2011
Hand Papermaking“Generations of hanji: Korean papermaking from the field to YouTube,” vol. 25, no. 2 (reprinted by permission from the Winter 2010 issue of Hand Papermaking)
Bull & Branch—“Jiseung: One Journey in to the Korean Art of Weaving Paper,” vol. 29, no. 3 (Sept 2010)
Infusion Magazine“When the Student is Ready, the Teacher Will Appear,” no. 3
Buddhism & Culture Magazine—“Buddhist Illumination of Korean Papermaking’s Past and Present,” no. 5
Kami Newsletter—“Searching for Yupmuljil in the Korean Countryside,” vol. 4, Asa Press (CP) (Nov 2009)
Yellow Medicine Review—”Broken First Words Sestina,”  (Spring 2008)


The US Review of Books“The Eric Hoffer Award for Books,” Reference Category Honorable Mention, May 13, 2013
Hand Papermaking
—book review by Minah Song, vol. 28, no. 2 (Winter 2013)
Textile Society of America Newsletter—book review by Barbara Shapiro, vol. 25, no. 3 (fall 2013)
Textile Fibre Forum Magazine—book review by Liz Powell, Issue 113 (print only)
Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot—book review by Molly Elkind, vol. 44, No. 2, Issue 174, Spring 2013 (print only)
Korean Quarterly—book review by Libby Pomroy, Winter 2013, vol. 16, no. 2 (print only)
Hand/Eye—book review by Rebeca Shiller, Mar 28, 2013
one small stitch—Jan 5, 2013
Oberlin Alumni Magazine—”Bookshelf,” Winter 2013
The Sunday Paper—Dec 3, 2012
Rivertowns Patch—Nov 12, 2012
Paper Connection blog—Nov 9, 2012
Watts Program, John Carter Brown Library blog—Nov 1, 2012
Hanji Happenings blog—Oct 29, 2012
London Korean Links—Oct 28, 2012

Past book tour dates

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, March 1, 2014
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, February 24, 2014
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX, February 22 – 23, 2014
Friends of the Library, Oberlin College, OH, February 19, 2014
CBBAG and Paperhouse Studio, Toronto, Canada, November 29 – December 1, 2013
OCAD University, Toronto, Canada, November 28, 2013
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2013
San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2013
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH, August 3 – 4, 2013
Women’s Studio Workshop Summer Art Institute, Rosendale, NY, July 22 – 26, 2013
MassArt Continuing Ed, Boston, MA, July 9 – 12, 2013
Metropolitan Museum of Art Paper Conservation, New York, NY, July 3, 2013
Focus on Book Arts Conference, Forest Grove, OR, June 26-29, 2013
Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, June 21-23, 2013
Asian American Alliance, Oberlin College, OH, April 28, 2013
NY Guild of Handweavers, NYC, April 27, 2013
Watts Program of the John Carter Brown Library, Providence, April 13, 2013
North Bennet Street School, Boston, April 4, 6-7, 2013
c3:initiative, Portland, OR, March 22 – 30, 2013
Cloth and Goods, Portland, OR, March 20, 2013
Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, March 18, 2013
Asia Pacific Cultural Center, March 15 & 17, 2013
Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, March 16, 2013
UW Seattle East Asia Library, March 14, 2013
Mills College Book Art Program, Oakland, March 12, 2013
Mills College Center for the Book, Oakland, March 10, 2013
Center for Korean Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, March 6, 2013
Art Department / East Asian Studies, UC Davis, March 5, 2013
Center for Book Arts, NYC, Feb 22 – 24, 2013
Galapagos Books, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Dec 15, 2012
Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair, Silver Spring, Nov 17, 2012
The Artists Loop, Pawtucket Public Library, Nov 14, 2012
Boston Paper Collective, Nov 10, 2012
Watermarks Papermaking Conference, Cleveland, Oct 17-21, 2012
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