Contribute to the Soybean Press

Volunteer at the Soybean Press

The Soybean Press is involved in multiple projects every semester related to community outreach, education or fine press printing. By volunteering you can learn about traditional print and papermaking processes while helping us to produce our fine press imprints. Contact Marten Stromberg at if you are interested in volunteering at the press.

Make a Donation to the Soybean Press

You can help sow the seeds of fine press printing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by donating to the Soybean Press. If you would like to make a donation to the Soybean Press, please contact Valerie Hotchkiss at or write to:

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Illinois Library, Room 346
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, Illinois 61801

Thank you for your support!

The Soybean Press is the core institution of the Illinois Book Arts Collaborative. See our About.

Check out the University of Illinois sustainable paper makers at the Fresh Press.

The Soybean Press has partnered with the undergraduate students arts journal Montage to award one student annually with a fine press edition of their work.

Spineless Books will be working on projects with the Soybean Press as of Spring 2012.

Robert Chapman is a local papermaker and letterpress artist.

Illini Union Bookstore

The publications of the Soybean Press will soon be available through the website of the Illini Union Bookstore.

The Illinois Book Arts Collaborative is supported by the School of Art & Design, the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

For more information please email