BUDBILL, DAVID; WALP, SUSAN JANE (WOODCUTS).
Title Drink A Cup Of Loneliness: Poems By David Budbill.
Book Condition New Book. Limited edition of 100 signed by the author and illustrator.
Edition Limited Edition of 100.
Publisher Chester Creek Press, Chestertown: 2006.
Seller ID 74827X1
Living in the moment, growing old, loneliness, the pleasures of country chores and of quiet contemplation, these are the themes of Drink a Cup of Loneliness, a selection of poems by David Budbill with fifteen original woodcuts by Susan Jane Walp. Letterpress printed from hand set Goudy Old Style types, on Hahnemuhle Biblio paper, and hand sewn in an exposed spine, Ethiopian style binding covered in banana paper. Poems reprinted with permission of Copper Canyon Press and the author. David Budbill's latest two books of poems are While We've Still Got Feet (Copper Canyon Press, 2005) and Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse (Copper Canyon Press, 1999). David received the Vermont Arts Council's Walter Cerf Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts in 2002, a National Endowment for the Arts Play Writing Fellowship in 1991, a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry in 1981 and The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award for Fiction in 1978. Susan Jane Walp is an artist who lives and works in Washington, Vermont. She has received numerous awards for her work including Fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is represented by the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York City. Her work is also shown at Victoria Munroe Fine Arts in Boston and the Hackett-Freedman Gallery in San Francisco. She created woodcuts for another Chester Creek edition, The Moon Rose, with poems by Jody Gladding.
(Key Words: David Budbill, Letterpress Books, Poetry, Limited Editions, Signed Books, Susan Jane Walp, Woodcuts).