Frederick Douglass and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
We are in the final week of funding our newest book, Frederick Douglass: Portrait of a Free Man, by renowned historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. This book... Read more
ANNOUNCING: The Great Gatsby
We are excited to announce the launch of our newest publication, THE GREAT GATSBY.
Take me to the Jazz Age!
As always, the edition is printed letterpress,... Read more
ANNOUNCING: Beauty is the Beginning of Terror
We are so pleased to announce our next book: Beauty is the Beginning of Terror.
This week marks the centennial of the end of the First World War. In... Read more
THE MYSTERY, REVEALED
It's been exactly a year since we announced the mystery, and so we're ready to walk you through how it is solved! First, though, we promised that three ... Read more
ANNOUNCING: Pride and Prejudice
With Sherlock Holmes Hexalogy, we were given the unprecedented opportunity to publish six of the most loved stories of all time. Today, I’m honored to announce that... Read more
April is the cruellest month . . .
This morning I announced our latest edition, a tour de force often called the most important poem of the twentieth century: T.S. Eliot’s THE WASTE LAND.
Take a... Read more
As many of you have seen, yesterday we reached $100,000 in support of our INFERNO campaign. This allows us to produce a spectacular edition, and it is due, in... Read more
I am excited to announce something which we have been working on for nearly three years, a hand-lettered and hand-illustrated edition of Dante's INFERNO . . .
Take... Read more
SHERLOCK PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT
It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the Sherlock Holmes Hexalogy mystery. We have the grand-prize winner, and two runner-ups. The mystery is still alive. We've received... Read more
MYSTERY SOLVED - But there's more!
I am delighted to announce that the mystery has been solved. We received over three hundred and fifty guesses, many of them really terrific. It has been an... Read more
The time has come. It is with nearly unbearable excitement that I announce the start of 'THE MYSTERY'. To refresh your memory . . .
1. Hidden within ... Read more
As many of you saw, yesterday we launched our next fine edition, 'FRANKENSTEIN'. The project was a big success in its first day: thank youto everybody who... Read more
More photos from Shipping and the Bindery!
A few photos from this morning at the Press, taken by my wife Savine. We are shipping cloth and half-leather today, and doing the very last of the binding.... Read more
HALF-SHIPPED & A NEW PRINT PORTFOLIO
Half of Sherlock has been shipped, and the other half is close on its heels. We are thrilled with the feedback we've been getting from you. Your comments, messages,... Read more
The time has come: we are shipping. Because there are so many volumes to ship out, and each has to be handled with individual care (e. g. we... Read more
The Final Stretch & The Final Frontier!
We have reached the final stretch of production. Books are being bound, gilded, and tooled. The outlook has not changed—we are on track for October shipping—but I wanted to... Read more
As you may have seen, we launched our newest fine edition two days ago, 'THREE WAR STORIES' by the Pulitzer Prize winning writer David Mamet. This isn't a... Read more
Production Update + New Projects
Sherlock remains slightly ahead of schedule. Yesterday, Luke signed all of the colophons, the clamshell boxes for half and full leather versions were finished, and the pagination begun! Keep... Read more
I have a production update for you - Sherlock is coming along right on schedule (if not a tad ahead) and things are looking great. See below for some... Read more
❝What You Don't Know Might Hurt You❞——July Broadsides are LIVE!
❝What You Don't Know Might Hurt You❞
We've come once more to my favorite time of the month—time to announce this month's Broadside collection: What You Don't Know... Read more
'The Periodic Table of English Writers' & Donations to YOUR Classrooms!
Friends of the Press,
As you may know, Thornwillow isn't just a business. The Thornwillow Institute supports the arts in every facet, from teaching bookmaking at... Read more
ANNOUNCING: Engraved Playing Cards from Thornwillow and Jackson Robinson!
Intaglio Engraved Playing Cards
by Jackson Robinson & Thornwillow
Today I'd like to take a moment to highlight one of the most exciting projects I've had the pleasure... Read more
Hurray + plus important info!
We did it!
Friends, I can't thank you enough for helping 'Sherlock' become our largest Kickstarter project to-date with four hundred and twenty one backers. This is all possible because... Read more
This has been an incredible journey so far. We are so close to reaching $100K on this project, and it's entirely thanks to you. Your support for craftsmanship and... Read more