Jeff Schwaner writes poems I wish I’d written, and lines I drool over, which is bad for both books and keyboards. Combine Jeff’s poetry with Emily Hancock’s printing, and you have two works of art in one. A rare treat!
I’m excited to announce that St Brigid Press will be publishing a beautiful letterpress edition of a selection of my poems, Wind Intervals, in late April — just in time for National Poetry Month.
The book will be hand-set in Bembo type, printed on a beautiful and rugged 1909 Golding Pearl treadle press on the other side of Afton Mountain at St Brigid’s not-entirely-top-secret headquarters, guarded by trees, a gregarious dog and stunning mountain views.
There will be a Standard Edition, hand-bound at the Press and limited to 150 numbered copies ($24), and a Special Edition, limited to 35 numbered and signed copies, printed on Revere Book mouldmade text paper and hand-bound with St Armand handmade covers ($35).
You can hear me read two of the poems from the book here on the St Brigid Press site.
The book’s publication date is April 28, 2017. We’ll gather at…
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