April Sheridan is the Special Collections Manager for the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she curates the collection and provides instruction. She is a letterpress printer and book producer who is particularly interested in the artistic and experimental possibilities of the broadside and its historic place in American culture. For ten years she ran the letterpress printing, papermaking, and bookbinding studios at the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago. As an advocate for book arts education she has spoken at Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum Wayzgoose/Educators Conference, Letterpress: Forward Thinking Conference at St. Bride Library in London, and at the &Now Conference at CalArts. She has served on the boards of the American Printing History Association, Inland Chapter, and the WasteShed, and was previously assistant director of the Chicago Printers Guild.