FOTODOK in Utrecht exhibits the Veterans Book Project and Riley and His Story

April 3, 2015 • News

The VBP and Riley and His Story are on view at FOTODOK, Space for Documentary Photography in Utrech, the Netherlands. Fotodok acquired a set of the Veterans Book Project.

Hinsdale High School English teachers use the VBP

January 8, 2015 • News

High School English teachers in Hinsdale New York use the VBP in conjunction with Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried.

VBP at SUNY: Orange

November 7, 2014 • News

The Veterans Book Project was exhibited at SUNY: Orange during November 2014. Veteran’s Day and throughout the month of November is an appropriate opportunity for veterans and others to articulate their memories of experiences of war, and to offer exhibitions of the project as quiet spaces for contemplation and thoughtful discussion about war and its…

Current Exhibitions

November 4, 2014 • News

The Veterans Book Project is currently on view at JCC (Weeks Gallery), SUNY Fredonia Reed Library Lobby Gallery, and Penn State. Like the “Veterans Book Project,” on facebook to see more details.  

Photos from the IARP Bookmaking and Videomaking Reception

January 30, 2013 • News

The Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project (IARP) hosted a reception for Iraqi Authors and Filmmakers at the University of Saint Thomas on January 24th. Several Veterans Book Project books were featured. Take a look at some photographs taken by Rebecca Jeane Lawrence of this successful event! For more information on the work featured at the…

Photos from UW-Parkside & Carthage College Receptions

April 25, 2012 • News

Beautiful photographs by Don Linter documenting Reading Workshops and the VBP Receptions at UW-Parkside and Carthage College.

Write-up in the Kenosha News

April 4, 2012 • News

    More coming soon on the current VBP exhibitions in Racine and Kenosha, curated by Patricia Briggs!

Veterans Book Project opens at UW-Parkside!

March 30, 2012 • News

After months of hard work with veterans at UW-Parkside, the VBP opens at UW-Parkside!  Take a peak here.

Reading Exhibition with Italian High School Students

February 3, 2012 • News

While in Rome, Monica met with some Italian High School Students for a reading workshop & post-workshop discussion at the Nomas Foundation.  Check out the photos!

Photos from the Exhibition at Nomas Foundation in Rome!

February 3, 2012 • News

From December 6, 2011 – February 23rd, 2012, the Veteran’s Book Project full library set will be on display at the Nomas Foundation in Rome.  Check out the pictures of the amazing installation & exhibition opening!

University Galleries – UW Parkside

December 19, 2011 • News

Theatre Arts | Senior Seminar Project Original Performance On Monday, 12/19 at 7:30, the seniors will be presenting their capstone project in Rehearsal Hall A (right next to the new Black Box Theatre in the Rita Tallent Picken Center for the Arts and Humanities). They have written and developed a theatrical piece based on the… 25% OFF SALE

December 9, 2011 • Blog Post • by Monica Haller

Attention friends of the Veterans Book Project – is running a 25% OFF SALE on ANY ORDER through December 14, 2011. A good time to purchase copies of our author’s work to share with family and friends. Enter Code: COUNTDOWN305 at checkout.  

Opening in Rome!

December 6, 2011 • Blog Post • by Monica Haller

The Veterans Book Project Monica Haller | Nomas Foundation a cura di Stefano Chiodi Nomas Foundation, Viale Somalia, 33 – Roma Opening 6 dicembre 2011 Mostra dal 7 dicembre 2011 al 23 febbraio 2012 The Veterans Book Project è una biblioteca di libri che Monica Haller sta costruendo insieme ai veterani delle guerre americane di questi…

Nick Turse reviews Zainab Jawhar’s book

October 31, 2011 • News

Nick Turse, award winning journalist, historian and essayist, reviews Zainab Jawhar’s book in Current Intelligence.

Veterans Book Project Exhibition

October 11, 2011 • News

IFP Center for Media Arts presents UNSHARED SACRIFICE Monica Haller  |  Philip Studer  |  Teri Fullerton In 2002 war photographer and scholar Simon Norfolk said that we are entering a period of constant, low intensity war made possible by the fact that the vast majority are not asked to sacrifice. Coinciding with the beginning of…

Employee of the Month!

June 7, 2011 • News

Check it out! Casey Linstad, who (tirelessly) organized our workshop at the VA Hospital, Polytrauma Program in Minneapolis, was awarded employee of the month. Congratulations, Casey! Please read on… Employee of the month: May’s Employee of the Month award goes to Casey Linstad, CTRS! In April a Book Release Open House was held. Three of…

Monica talking at Walker Art Center, June 9

June 6, 2011 • News

Monica will be part of a group of photographers giving a talk at the Walker Art Center Thursday, June 9 at 6:30pm to discuss the exhibition Exposed:Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera since 1870.

The Abu Ghraib Photos You Haven’t Seen

May 4, 2011 • News

Check out Nick Turse’s review of Riley and his story.

Holiday Specials on LULU Books

December 6, 2010 • News

Save 20% on photo books. Coupon code: HOLIDAYFUN Save up to $50 through 12/31/10. Click here to see all lulu deals.

The Veterans Book Project has launched a Kickstarter campaign to meet the growing needs of the workshops as they spread.

November 30, 2010 • News

The Veterans Book Project is growing faster than our funds. Donations fund the Spring 2011 workshops: travel and lodging for project staff, food for participants, printing costs for published books, compensation for project staff, and computers for bookmaking.  Donations help us to reach more people and tell more stories. Please click bellow to help sustain…

The Veterans Book Project on NPR

November 9, 2010 • News

On Veterans’ Day 2010, NPR’s “State of the Re:Union” airs a fifteen-minute feature on The Veterans Book Project. The story will replay throughout the month of November on select stations. Check it out here: State of the Re:Union, Veterans Day Special.

Newest Books Available

November 9, 2010 • News

Visit ‘The Veterans Book Project’ page at to view all completed books: Softbound editions are available for purchase, and PDFs are available as free downloads.

01SJ Biennial

November 9, 2010 • News

As a participant at September’s 01SJ Biennial, The Veterans Book Project ran a bookmaking workshop with Bay Area veterans. To exhibit the completed books, the workshop space was transformed into a reading room. Family, friends, writers, and the general public were invited to meet the bookmakers, read the books and celebrate the publishing. About the…

Veterans Book Project Winter / Spring Schedule

November 9, 2010 • News

VA Hospital, Polytrauma Department, Minneapolis, MN: January 30 – February 22 Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO: March 3 – 13 San Jose State University, San Jose, CA: March 16 – 25 New York, NY: April 15 – May 1