Patrick Wildgust, curator of the Laurence Sterne Trust and Nick Thurston, editor from information as material explain on BBC Radio York that self-publishing is nothing new. Laurence Strene from Coxwold was doing it 1759 when he wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Hear about the Do or DIY exhibition at Shandy Hall.
The Independent newspaper — one of Britain’s daily broadsheets — ran a two-page essay review on iam’s ‘Do or DIY’ exhibition at Shandy Hall in last Saturday’s edition. The review by Christina Patterson, which tried to situate the project in terms of the upsurge in commercial self-publishers and the traditional valuation of publishing houses, can be read here.