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A Little Cairn, Mary Ruefle

Dubbed “A Little Cairn” by Mary, this print is composed of bits broken off from four different poems: “Faster Love Is All There Is,” “Rumors of Earth,” and “Q&A,” Trances of the Blast, Wave Books 2013, and “Timberland,” Selected Poems, Wave Books 2010. When I read Mary Ruefle’s work, I feel at once opened-up-wide, utterly […]

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Discovery Remains—Richard Hugo

This project is the result of a close collaboration with the fabulous Tree Swenson, and really cemented our friendship. It was created as a gift for donors to Hugo House, Seattle’s writing center, to celebrate the opening of their new home, September 2018. When selecting the text, Tree and I scoured Hugo’s collected poems, The Triggering […]

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Reprieve—Jenny George

“Reprieve” by Jenny George, The Dream of Reason, Copper Canyon Press. Copyright 2018 by Jenny George. Designed and printed from handset metal type with a linocut, on a 1901 Golding Jobber Press, summer 2018. First edition, 150 copies printed. Available for sale in our store. The post Reprieve—Jenny George appeared first on Expedition Press.

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Home—Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

Excerpt from “Variations on a Last Chance” by Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, written in residence at Open Books, a poetry-only bookstore in Seattle, WA. This is the third of three collaborative prints produced over the course of Lena’s tenure as Poet-in-Residence, 2017-2018. Available for sale in person at Open Books, or online from Expedition. Also, see the first and second prints […] The post Home—Lena Khalaf Tuffaha appeared first on Expedition Press.

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Embrace

“What does it mean to embrace grief when it feels boundless?” Words by On Being, from the caption of their Instagram post about Elena Zhang’s article on loss and The Leftovers. I stumbled across this question one afternoon when I was struggling to come up with a response to the theme of “embrace” for the Letterpress […] The post Embrace appeared first on Expedition Press.

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