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Press Description: Nikki Thompson prints with letterpress, Gocco, and inkjet. She uses innovative structures and materials to reflect the book's content. Each book is handbound. Production occurs either in a room with a terrific view of downtown or on a red formica table in a San Francisco apartment. Letterpress printing happens in a Berkeley carriage house with a rich history of printers and many small critters.


Biography: Nikki Thompson is a poet, book artist (aka Deconstructed Artichoke Press), and happily failed architect. She fled Southern California for UC Berkeley, where she earned a degree in architecture and edited Berkeley Fiction Review. She remained in the Bay Area and earned her MFA in creative writing from CCA(C) in 2002. She has worked extensively with Small Press Traffic and the San Francisco Center for the Book. She currently…

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  • Born on December 24
  • Joined October 21, 2007

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Press Description: Nikki Thompson prints with letterpress, Gocco, and inkjet. She uses innovative structures and materials to reflect the book's content. Each book is handbound. Production occurs either in a room with a terrific view of downtown or on a red formica table in a San Francisco apartment. Letterpress printing happens in a Berkeley carriage house with a rich history of printers and many small critters.


Biography: Nikki Thompson is a poet, book artist (aka Deconstructed Artichoke Press), and happily failed architect. She fled Southern California for UC Berkeley, where she earned a degree in architecture and edited Berkeley Fiction Review. She remained in the Bay Area and earned her MFA in creative writing from CCA(C) in 2002. She has worked extensively with Small Press Traffic and the San Francisco Center for the Book. She currently teaches special education at South San Francisco Unified School District, while residing in San Francisco's Mission District with her pitbull, Billie Holiday.

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