Join us for our twelfth annual Wayzgoose, or, letterpress and book arts extravaganza! Meet local printers and view their wares! Print your own keepsake! Make paper! Make paper creations! And, returning for the ninth year...Steamroller Printing, thanks to the Tacoma Arts Commission, Tacoma Sunrise Rotary, and Puget Sound Book Artists!!! We'll be creating 3' x 3' prints designed by local artists, some of which can be won at the Wayzgoose!
This weekend is also the national, second annual Independent Bookstore Day! We're celebrating independent bookstores all weekend! Local celebrity authors will be driving the Steamroller! Our Steamroller Prints will celebrate Tacoma's literary heritage! Exclusive literary items will only available this weekend!
Wayzgoose is a TWO DAY festival! Check out the line-up for Day Two!
Bring a t-shirt or other fabric to screen print a design by Shroom Brothers!
The Tacoma Wayzgoose is a collaboration between King's Books and letterpress printer Jessica Spring. The Steamroller Printing is possible through a partnership with neighboring businesses Doyle's Public House, the Harmon Tap Room, and The Hub.
Andre Chaves of The Clinker Press
Beautiful Angle - Lance Kagey & Tom Llewellyn
Carl Montford of Montford Press
Carol Clifford of Orange House Press
Cathy Moeller & Jon Andre of C.J.'s Wooden Print Blocks
Chandler O'Leary of Anagram Press
Emily Riley of Rx Letterpress
Griffith Williams of East Point West Press
Jenny Craig of Notta Pixie Press
Jessica Spring of Springtide Press
Katie Dean of Little Green Cards
Mare Blocker of MKimberly Press
Myrna Keliher of Expedition Press
Pacific Lutheran University students
Tacoma Book Artists
Yoshiko Yamamoto & Bruce Smith of The Arts and Crafts Press
This year's Steamroller Printing celebrates Tacoma's literary heritage with prints inspired by such titans as Frank Herbert, Marissa Meyer, Richard Brautigan, Fay Fuller, and Dashiell Hammett. Schedule (subject to change):
11 am - 12:30 - Charles Wright Academy
12:30 - 2:30 - Carrie Foster
2:30 - 4 - Candy Teeth Creative
Special Celebrity Author Steamroller Drivers (schedule to follow):
1 pm. Marissa Meyer
3 pm. Laurie Cinotto