A book is usually experienced by one person at a time, at one’s own pace. It’s private and secretive and satisfying. The book form by its very structure lends itself to groups of images that evolve sequentially or serially The process of making them fulfills the part of me that likes to make things: to cut and paste and play. I started making books in 1984 in a 5-day workshop with the Keith A. Smith at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, N.Y. Afterwards, I began to incorporate book workshops into my photography curriculum. Since 2002 I’ve been teaching semester-long book classes and short workshops at Pratt Institute and the School of Visual Arts, in New York City. Teaching is a mutually-inspiring pleasure.