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Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.

Sista Said: Words of Wisdom from Women of Color in Social Justice & the Arts (Trade Edition)

Coming Fall 2024

Vibrant postcards from letterpress printer Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., celebrating powerful words from BIPOC women—from Sojourner Truth to Audre Lorde, from Coretta Scott King to Octavia Butler

Freshly commissioned for the release of Citizen Printer, Sista Said features 40 postcards with 20 inspiring quotes in a keepsake box.

Includes quotations from Ella Baker, Josephine Baker, Mary McLeod Bethune, Ruby Bridges, Octavia Butler, Shirley Chisholm, Angela Davis, Fannie Lou Hamer, bell hooks, Lena Horne, Zora Neale Hurtson, June Jordan, Coretta Scott King, Eartha Kitt, Audre Lorde, Pauli Murray, Lucy Parsons, Claudia Rankine, Assata Shakur, Ntozake Shange, Nina Simone, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Alice Walker, Ida B. Wells, and Phillis Wheatley.

About Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.

Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., was working a corporate job when, at nearly forty, he discovered the art of letterpress printing on a tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Kennedy then devoted himself to the craft, earning an MFA in graphic design at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He now operates Kennedy Prints!, a letterpress printshop in Detroit. He has been featured in outlets like Hyperallergic, the New York Times, and the Economist, and he has exhibited in dozens of museums and galleries across the United States, including Poster House, the Brooklyn Public Library, the Library of Congress, and the libraries of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Publisher Letterform Archive Books
Publication date Fall 2024
ISBN 979-8-9891423-0-9
Size 8 ⨉ 6 inches
Printing 4 colors throughout
Format 40 cards enclosed in a keepsake box

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