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The Midwest Chapter would like to hold a traveling exhibition of =
bindings
next year. The exhibition would be open to Midwest Chapter members and
others, and will include a published catalogue of the bindings.
        During the 2000 Annual Meeting last May, participants traveled to
Monterey, Kentucky to meet Gray Zeitz at Larkspur Press. At that time, =
we
discussed the possibility of him printing a book that we could use for =
our
bindings. The response by Midwest Chapter members was overwhelmingly
positive.
        Larkspur Press will be printing the new Richard Taylor collection of
poetry, Stone Eye, in early January. The book will be approximately 6 X =
9=BD
inches. There are plans for Canadian artist Wesley Bates to cut a wood
engraving for the book. Mr. Bates recently won Canada's Hamilton Award.
        Richard Taylor has been Kentucky's Poet Laureate for the past two
years. He has had several books published by Larkspur Press, as well as
others by Gnomen Press and Turtle Island Press in California. Some of =
the
poetry in the collection to be printed in January was recently =
published in
the July issue of Poetry.
        There will be two editions printed; either edition will be
acceptable for the Midwest Chapter exhibit. The deluxe edition is =
limited
and will most likely be printed on Biblio paper. The cost will be $100. =
The
regular edition, which is also letterpress printed, will number 600 =
copies
and will be available for $30. The deadline for securing your copy of =
this
unique work is the end of December. If you are interested in this
opportunity, please make your check to Midwest Chapter GBW and send to
Gabrielle Fox, 3200 Linwood Avenue #2, Cincinnati, OH, 45226.


Jeanne Drewes
Assistant Director for Access & Preservation
Michigan State University Libraries
100 Library Room W-108A
East Lansing, MI 48824-1048

517 432 7486  FAX 517 432 1010
drewes@mail.lib.msu.edu
http://www.lib.msu.edu/drewes

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