Waiting—Gregory Orr

letterpress poetry print, Gregory Orr
Plate from calligraphy & Perpetua / Mohawk Superfine / 3 inks / 6×10 inches

Poem by Gregory Orr from Concerning the Book That Is the Body of the Beloved, Copper Canyon Press. Created in collaboration with book artist, calligrapher, and printmaker Suzanne Moore, this print features calligraphy she drew in response to the poem. The calligraphy is reproduced via photopolymer and the poem is printed from handset metal type. Designed and printed by Myrna Keliher and Suzanne Moore winter 2018, in honor of the poet’s reading at Seattle Arts and Lectures.

First edition, 250 copies. Available for sale in our store.

detail of letterpress poetry print, Gregory Orr
Detail shot – you can find this poem on page 122 of the book.

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