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Dwang two

Dwang two

Dwang two

Dwang two


Dwang Two

Dwang issue two. Previously unpublished poetry, prose, art.

Contributors: Richard Long, James Kelman, Kelsie T. Harder, Fred Voss, Billy Childish, Douglas Blazek, Gerald Locklin, Salena Godden, K.V. Skene, Arthur Winfield Knight, Jenni Fagan, Geoff Hattersley, Mike Daily, Jon Stone, M.J. Duggan, Adrian Manning, David Barker, Joseph Ridgwell, Adelle Stripe, Rob Plath, Steve Ely, Brian McGettrick, Ben Myers, Chris McCabe, Trevor Reeves, Neal Brown, K.M. Dersley, A.D. Winans, Charles Plymell, Jim Burns.

Special section: Kelsie T. Harder's lost cartoon gem For Whom the Balloon Tows. Last seen in a very limited edition back in 1969. After many, many months, Tangerine Press finally tracked down Mr. Harder, who gave his permission to reprint this forgotten classic of the US small press. Some of you may be familiar with his work in the mighty double issue of Jon and Lou Webb's The Outsider 4/5.

General information: 209 pages. Large format, approx. 7"/175mm wide x 250mm/10" tall. Handbound at the Tangerine Press workshop, using acid-free papers and boards, conservation glue, hemp cord; distinctive Tangerine logo stamped onto the front cover in black ink; 3-colour title page. There are 74 numbered/signed and 26 lettered/signed copies available for sale. Body text set in Baskerville Old Face. ISBN 978-0-9553402-6-0

All 100 copies have been signed by the artist Kelsie T. Harder.

74 numbered/signed copies: Fully bound in Colorado Loire Green cloth covered boards; 3-page stepped' 160gsm Canson Mi-Tientes front endpapers—the page colours being Poppy Red, Havana Brown and Deep Dark Blue; 160gsm Canson Mi-Tientes Poppy Red back endpapers; 85gsm Off-White Fabriano Bio Prima archival quality acid-free text paper.

26 lettered/signed copies: Quarter bound in Japanese Moriki Kozo Forest Green (letters A-M) and Lime Green (letters N-Z) paper covered boards, with Colorado Loire Green cloth spine; 3-page 'stepped' 160gsm Canson Mi-Tientes front endpapers—the page colours being Poppy Red, Havana Brown and Deep Dark Blue; 160gsm Canson Mi-Tientes Poppy Red back endpapers; 100gsm Heritage Book White archival quality, Fourdrinier made, acid-free text paper.

Both editions:
Kelsie T. Harder’s For Whom the Balloon Tows story-length cartoon has been printed on 118gsm White Mohawk Superfine paper and is signed by him on the special section title page. Images on facing page only.

Richard Long’s full bleed b&w photo and textwork is also printed on 118gsm White Mohawk Superfine paper.

"KNOCKOUT! I am in with some brilliant poetry."
--Richard Long.


Copies may still be available from the following outlets:

Shepherd's Bookbinders

Water Row Books