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Mimpish Squinnies

Forty signed and numbered copies of this book were produced from the spring of 2006 to the spring of 2007. Michael Russem of Kat Ran Press, Florence, Massachusetts, designed and printed the text on kozo papers. The Fairbanks type was set by Michael and Winifred Bixler, Skaneateles, New York. The engravings were printed and hand-colored by Abigail Rorer of The Lone Oak Press, Petersham, Massachusetts. Mark Tomlinson of Easthampton, Massachusetts, bound the book. Ten deluxe copies are accompanied by an extra suite of prints as a boxed set. $900; deluxe $1450.

Of Woodland Pools, Spring-holes & Ditches

Seventy signed and numbered copies of this book were produced from the spring of 2004 through the spring of 2005. Michael Russem of Kat Ran Press, Florence, Massachusetts designed the book and printed the text on Zerkall Book. The Baskerville type was set by Michael and Winifred Bixler, Skanteateles, New York. The engravings were printed and hand-colored by Abigail Rorer of The Lone Oak Press, Petersham, Massachusetts. Barbara B. Blumenthal, Northampton, Massachusetts, designed and completed the cases and bindings with marbled paper by Iris Nevins of Johnsonburg, New Jersey. Fourteen deluxe copies are accompanied by an extra suite of the prints and one of the original engraved blocks as a boxed set. $1600; deluxe $3000.

The Wu General Writes From Far Away

The poem in this chapbook appeared originally in The Northwest Review and was subsequently published in The Crime of Luck, Panache Books, The Pushcart Prize III, Pushcart Press, Rain in the Forest, Light in the Trees: Contemporary Poetry from the Northwest, Owl Creek Press, and in Sea Change, L’Epervier Press. This chapbook was published by Lone Oak Press, Petersham, Massachusetts, in an edition of one hundred twenty copies, ten of which are accompanied by a suite of wood engravings as a boxed set. The text, set in Cochin, and the wood engravings were printed by Darrell Hyder at The Sun Hill Press, North Brookfield, Massachusetts. Barbara Blumenthal, Northampton, Massachusetts, bound the book. The paper is Japanese Mulberry, with marbled paper by Faith Harrison, Eastampton, Massachusetts. $180; deluxe sold out.

Three Coyote Tales

This book was published in an edition of one hundred twenty copies, ten of which are accompanied by a suite of etchings and wood engravings as a boxed set. The etchings were printed and hand-colored by Abigail Rorer at Lone Oak Press, Petersham, Massachusetts. Bill Byrne of Petersham provided photographs as reference material. The text, set in Granjon, and the wood engravings were printed by Darrell Hyder at the Sun Hill Press, North Brookfield, Massachusetts. Barbara Blumenthal, Northampton, Massachusetts, bound the book. The paper is Rives, with marbled paper by Faith Harrison, Eastampton, Massachusetts. $750; deluxe sold out.

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Richard GoodmanRichard Goodman is the author of The Soul of Creative Writing and French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France. A founding member of the New York Writers Workshop, Goodman teaches creative nonfiction at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. He’s written for the New York Times, the Harvard Review, Commonweal, Saveur, the Michigan Quarterly Review and many other publications. His essay, “In Search of the Exact Word,” was included in the Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus. He lives in New York City. Read more at www.richardgoodman.org