Kathleen Walkup (she/her) is a book artist, educator, and scholar based in California. the inaugural Lovelace Family Chair in Book Art. She has lectured widely on the history of women and printing and on contemporary artists’ books practice. In Fall, 2019, she will have a solo exhibition of her printed books and ephemera in the Mills College Library, and in Fall, 2020, she will curate an exhibition examining the role of women in the rise of artists’ books in the 1970s and 1980s, with satellite exhibitions at the Book Club of California and Mills. She has written extensively on the recent history women and artists’ books on the East and West coasts. She also keeps an occasional blog, New Irish Journal.