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Lyn Lifshin -- Paintings & Poems















sick fly 19



Lyn Lifshin -- Paintings & Poems. Sick Fly 19.

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General information: c.6"/150mm wide x 300mm/12" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Recycled Cairn Almond stiff card covers; front cover design embossed in black. 100% recycled, acid-free text paper; Khadi Himalyan Lotka pulp Turquoise endpapers. 16 pages.

A previously unpublished sequence of poems, reflecting on paintings by Romare Beardan, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Hopper and others.

23 numbered/signed copies

Lyn Lifshin has published over 100 books and chapbooks of poetry since her debut in 1969, including collections from Black Sparrow Press, Capra Press and Lummox Press. Winner of numerous awards including the Jack Kerouac Award for her book Kiss The Skin Off, Ms. Lifshin is also the subject of the documentary film Lyn Lifshin: Not Made of Glass. She has been praised by Robert Frost, Ken Kesey, Richard Eberhart and Ed Sanders described her as "a modern Emily Dickinson."