Call for Entries: 500 Knives

Lark Books, publisher of books dealing with "crafts, home decorating, woodworking, cooking, and outdoor living," is calling for submissions of images of "outstanding handmade knives, daggers, folding knives, tomahawks, swords, hunting knives, forged blades, and other implements for publication in a juried collection of international studio metalwork."

The deadline is October 1, 2007. The announcement reads:

Call for Entries: 500 Knives

Lark Books seeks images of outstanding handmade knives, daggers, folding knives, tomahawks, swords, hunting knives, forged blades, and other implements for publication in a juried collection of international studio metalwork. Diverse design styles, materials, and techniques are desired. Submission to the book is free; you need only furnish images and an entry form.

Juror: John L. Jensen, Knifemaker

To be released in the fall of 2008, this book aims to be an inspiring collection for beginning and professional knifemakers and metalsmiths, as well as for collectors and knife enthusiasts.

To be considered for inclusion, please submit high-quality transparencies, slides, or digital images with entry forms. Artists whose work is selected will receive full acknowledgment within the book, a complimentary copy, and discounts on the purchase of additional books. Artists retain copyright of their work. There is no entry fee.

Entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2007.

Guidelines & entry forms now available.

On the web: http://www.larkbooks.com/submissions/ArtistEntryForm-500Knives.asp

Via e-mail: info@larkbooks.com