About the Author

Flannery Bateman • The Pretend Press
Blurbarian Since February 2008
Business Name Flannery Bateman • The Pretend Press
Business Web Site www.pretendpress.com
Location Alameda, CA
Business Phone Number 415.823.0720
About My Business flannery bateman of the pretend press is currently open for bizness! photos of my bookworks are also available at www.pretendpress.com. i create commissioned, one of a kind sculptural story books. OR, if you're looking for something more traditional, i design special occasion albums, as you can see here. thanks for stopping by!
Areas of Expertise Contact me if you need a designer, a bookmaker, a batch of cupcakes or a cat-sitter. For the past five years, I've been designing wedding albums. I'm pretty good at it! Lemme know if I can design a photo book for you and you'd like an estimate.
Professional Affiliations The San Francisco Center for the Book
The Pacific Center for the Books Arts
The Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA)
Women's Art Movement (WAM)

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
Epistemological concerns of the inanimate.
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
• Louis Wayne, English artist best known for his drawings, which consistently featured anthropomorphised large-eyed cats and kittens
• Joseph Cornell, American artist/sculptor and pioneer of assemblage
• Tillie Olson, an American writer, associated with the political turmoil of 1930s and the first generation of American feminists
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
• "Congratulations, Randal, On Your Successful Date" by Michael Kadel, my author husband, www.lulu.com/kadel.