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Paper Placemats is a bound book of forty paper placemats, printed with work by thirty artists and ten writers. Each placemat can be ripped out and used. Contributors were asked to submit work having to do with “Place”. Conceived as a public art project, the placemats are periodically donated to restaurants across the U.S. with the help of volunteers in each state. Additional copies are sold domestically and internationally in bookstores.
Fiction edited by Paul Maliszewski.
Art edited by Matt Singer, Leanne Shapton and Jason Fulford.
Contributors include Jennifer Arnow, Amie Barrodale, Jeff Billak, Blixie, Ryan Blomberg, Helen Chough, Fern Cogley, Steve Featherstone, Ted Fair, April Gertler, Michelangelo Iaffaldano, Paul Marlow, Michael Martone, Eileen Maxson, Michael Northrup, Amy O'Neill, Ed Panar, Tim Parrish, Christian Patterson, Gus Powell, Alex Romero, Hadley Ross, Matt Salacuse, Matthew Sandager, Joanna Scott, Ross Schwartzman, Hasanthika Sirisena, Ben Skinner, Gwen Smith, Gilbert Sorrentino, Barry Stone, Zach Storm, Ashley Thayer, Miriam Toews, Lars Tunbjork, Paul West and Lloyd Ziff.