People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJkV9HwtM4k] Forget "complicit" – "levidrome" is the word of the year, at least if a Canadian boy has anything to say about it! Six-year-old Levi Budd, from Victoria, has coined the term to describe a word that becomes another word...
The Tuesday after the gluttony and spending of the American Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping weekend has been christened Giving Tuesday, offering us all a chance to support those who may not have had such a joyful weekend. At Paperblanks,...
Today marks ninety-five years since the literary world lost Marcel Proust, making it a fitting time to honour him with our Proust, In Search of Lost Time journal. Born Valentine Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (1871–1922), the author was a...
“Childhood is a time of great discovery. It is a time when every morning brings new knowledge about the world and you can’t wait to get up and explore. Most of the people I grew up with were of...
Today would have been Bram Stoker's 170th birthday and so to honour our newest Embellished Manuscripts author we're taking a look at some of his lesser-known works. Without a doubt, Bram Stoker is best remembered as the author of Dracula, but...
Today, we’re talking with Android Jones, an American artist whose work is featured on our new Android Jones Collection covers. Android has been working professionally as an artist for his entire adult life, and his work has been featured on album artwork, magazine...
In this special double edition of "Peek Inside..." we are getting to know Gerson Petit, a multitalented young man with a passion for classic art. He also writes for his university newspaper, the Collegian. Over the next couple days, we will be...
British writer Kazuo Ishiguro was recently awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature due to his ability to uncover the "abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection to the world" through his "novels of great emotional force." The 2017 prize,...
In this edition of "Peek Inside..." we are getting to know Neagu Alexandru, a student and budding artist who uses art journals to connect with friends. Name: Neagu Alexandru Age: 15 City: Aschaffenburg, Germany Places Travelled and/or Lived: Romania, Germany, France, Austria, Holland,...
Today, we’re chatting with Craig Bullock, a multi-talented and incredibly driven artist, teacher and social justice activist. Building on his own life experiences and vision for a better future, Craig has created Civil Liberty Publishing, a publishing house focused on...

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