Matrix Press ~ California
(Kathleen Walkup)

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Museum of New Mexico: "Walkup is a professor of book art and director of the Book Art Program at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., where she teaches typography and letterpress printing, artists’ bookmaking, and seminar/studio courses that combine print culture and book history with studio projects. She is also book art director for the MFA in book art and creative writing, the first such program in the country. Her interests include the history of women in print culture and conceptual practice in artists’ books."

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In Celebration: Anemos
Edited by Mary Judith Dunbar
Palo Alto, California: Matrix Press, 1983. Edition of 150.

8 x 12"; 26 pages. Letterpress printed. Pop up element on title page. In rust-brown paper wrapper with title label.

A collection of poems edited by Mary Judith Dunbar to honor Denise Levertov on her sixtieth birthday.

Dedication: "To Denise Levertov on your sixtieth birthday, your friends give their work – created or chosen especially for this book – in celebration of you, your words, your deeds, your spirit."


"On Sight" by Alice Walker
"So Much Depends" by James Laughlin
"Picture" by Robert Creeley
"The Apple Trees at Olema" by Robert Haas
"When We Are Gone" by Dennis Lee
"Houston in October" by Al Young
"For Denise Levertov" by Galway Kinnell
"To Denise Levertov" by Sam Hamill
"To My Friend Who Rhymes with Peace" by Carolyn Kizer
"A Parisian March of the Flowers" by Hilda Morley
"With Margarita in Exile" by Carolyn Forché
"Known" by Margaret Avison
"Black Notes to Joyful Dance, Social Conscience, Social Grace" by Michael S. Harper


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