2008 CENTER BROADSIDES READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].
2008 CENTER BROADSIDES READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].
2008 CENTER BROADSIDES READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].

2008 CENTER BROADSIDES READING SERIES; [Portfolio of 12 Signed Broadsides].

(New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2008). First edition. Limitation not stated but according to Sarah Nicholls, Program Coordinator for the Center, approximately 50 were made. 12 letterpress-printed broadsides -- EACH ONE SIGNED BY THE POET -- in portfolio handmade by summer interns. Produced in honor of readings at the Center by established and emerging poets throughout the year. Portfolio measures 13 x 15" and closes as do shutters with lime-green ribbon looped through the covers and meeting in the middle for fastening. Covered in ivory paper printed in shades of green with titling in red, this intricate production is hinged at the sides and uses an interior fold to house the broadsides of various sizes, which are as follows: [Note: stated limitation of each broadside is 100 and they are unnumbered with the exception of "drowning in paradise" by Ada Limón, which is number 38 of 100, and "Every True Religion is Bound to Fail" by Charles Bernstein, which is number 117 of 150]. "Ontology and the Platypus" by Kathy Fagan (9.5 x 14"); "imagination" by Nick Flynn (9.5 x 13"); "Traveling Light" by Jason Labbe (roughly 16 x 12" leaf with 2 edges folded under to make final dimension of 14.5 x 7"); "Cotton Candy" by Edward Hirsch (8 x 11"); "Instead of a Headstone" by Christina Davis (10 x 8.5"); "drowning in paradise" by Ada Limón (5.5 x 13"); "my life as china" by Evie Shockley (12 x 8.5"); "Assisted Running" by Erica Hunt (9.5 x 9" with lower right corner purposely folded); "They Tell Me You Are Gone (excerpt)" by Aracelis Girmay (7.75 x 11"); "Under a Public Skin" by Elena Georgiou (12 x 14"); "from Hyperglossia" by Stacy Szyaszek (11 x 15"); "Every True Religion is Bound to Fail" by Charles Bernstein, #117/150 copies (12 x 14"). Portfolio and all 12 broadsides fine.
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Price: $250.00

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