BRINGING GIFTS, BRINGING NEWS: Fifty Poems Five Lines Each. George ROBERTS, Printer.

BRINGING GIFTS, BRINGING NEWS: Fifty Poems Five Lines Each

Minneapolis: DownStairs Press, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Oblong 24mo., 9.25" by 5.25" approx. Quarter gray cloth over blue cloth with paper label to front cover. A fine copy. Clean, crisp, and bright throughout. Unpaginated. Fine. Item #20355

From an edition of 150, this copy no. 41. Numbers 2 through 51 were given to the contributing poets, and this copy is ex-libris the poet John Calvin Rezmerski. A lovely letterpress edition (printed from handset Lydian, Goudy Old Style and Goudy Hand Tooled types on Mohawk Superfine light cover stock), collecting five-line poems from an impressive list of authors: Robert Bly, William Everson, Donald Hall, Galway Kinnell, Etheridge Knight, Denise Levertov, Audre Lorde, William Stafford, and many others. At the end of the book, the editor notes each author's connections, if any, to the Twin Cities; many contributors were residents, and most visited at least once.

Price: $125.00

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