Newly Released:

Gray Matter Gardening: How to Weed Your Mind

Written and Illustrated by: Nanette Wylde

Available: November 2018

Description: Gray Matter Gardening is a lighthearted, how-to book on how to self-reflect. Gardening is a metaphor for investigation, discovery and tending of one's own inner workings.

Gray Matter Gardening has five sections:
• Create an environment conducive to weeding
• Determine what is a weed and what is not a weed
• Remove the weeds
• Understand the weed
• Repeat as needed

Specifications: 4.25" x 4.25". 44 pages. Full color. Perfect bound softcover. Made in California.

ISBN: 978-1-936083-11-4, 1-936083-11-6

Retail: $18


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Gray Matter Gardening was originally a fine press book and among the first set of Small Plate Editions published by the Imprint of the San Francisco Center for the Book in a handbound edition of 100 in 2008.

This ten-year anniversary trade edition is published by Hunger Button Books/PreNeo Press in 2018.

About the author: California native Nanette Wylde is an artist, writer and cultural worker making socially reflective and often language-based works using a variety of media including artist's books and hand pulled prints.

Her interests include: language, personality, difference, beliefs, systems, ideas, movement, reflection, identity, perceptions, structures, stories, socialization, definitions, context, memory, experience, the natural world, change, and residue.

Wylde makes her home and studio in Redwood City, California where she practices pulling weeds in her modest, urban family garden.

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