Center Broadsides 2006 Reading Series / The Center for Book Arts

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Identifier: FA.OSB6.0825
Object type: Broadsides
Dimensions: [overall] 38.2 x 33.2 cm
Creation dates: 2006
Illustrated by: Peter Schell
Published in association with: Center for Book Arts Broadsides Reading Series
CBA copy 1; Paper printed with freeform design on a gatefold portfolio; front flaps open to form a box shape made from lavender book cloth faced with blue paper; title printed on tan cardstock attached to the light blue grosgrain ribbon loop that is part of the tie closure. Portfolio contains 12 letterpress printed poetry broadsides, each an edition of 100, signed by the poets; various dimensions. Broadsides feature collaborations between poets and artists for the 2006 Center for Book Arts Reading Series. Poets and artists include "Untitled," Patricia Carlin / Delphi Basilicato; "Having it Out," Erica Ehrenberg / Sarah Nicholls; "Five Words a Line, Six Lines a Stanza, Seven Years of My Life," Sheila Maldonado / Jessica Duffett; "Poem for William J. Morehouse," Jan Heller Levi / Shanna Yarbrough [poem is from Skyspeak, 2005, reprinted with the permission of LSU Press]; "Carthage among School Children," Baron Wormser / Timothy Sullivan; "Retarded Aerosmith World," Sharon Mesmer / Amber McMillan; "Hokusai Before the Painting," Lynn Wagner / Lynne Avadenka, Land Marks Press; "Nightingales," Rachel Wetzsteon / Barbara Henry; "To Arielle and the Moon," David Trinidad / Amanda Stevenson; "Under Heaven," Elisabeth Frost / Linda Seller; "Bear," Karen Garthe / Peter Schell, Roni Gross; "Here," Grace Paley / Roni Gross [previously published in Begin Again: Collected Poems. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000].