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  • Jill Littlewood
    For all book arts people to know about: Chris publishes a postcard a month on his letterpress and its real poetry written by real people. He puts stamps on
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 5, 2003
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      For all book arts people to know about: Chris publishes a postcard a month
      on his letterpress and its real poetry written by real people. He puts
      stamps on them and lets people find them at various bookstores around the
      Bay area. Free. Gratis. Really nice idea.
      Jill
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Chrischen" <cchen@...>
      To: <postcard-announce@...>
      Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 11:24 PM
      Subject: [Postcard-announce] ...when suddenly a White Rabbit...


      > <<
      > There was nothing so very remarkable in that; nor did Alice think it so
      very
      > much out of the way to hear the Rabbit say to itself "Oh dear! Oh dear! I
      shall
      > be too late!" (when she thought it over afterwards it occurred to her that
      she
      > ought to have wondered at this, but at the time it all seemed quite
      natural);
      > but, when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcost-pocket,
      and
      > looked at it...
      > >>
      >
      > --Chapter 1, "Down the Rabbit Hole", "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by
      > Lewis Carroll.
      >
      > So, it's November 4th, and decidely Not October Anymore, which is
      unfortunate,
      > because I Meant this postcard to come out last month, but things got in
      the way
      > like costumes and what-have-you.
      >
      > But it is with great relief (and joy!) that after three longer-than-short
      > nights of printing (I smell strongly of ink and kerosene) that I announce
      the
      > Seventh Poetry Postcard, "Pour Francesca" by Michael Weinberg.
      >
      > So, the numbers:
      >
      > October/November 2003. "Pour Francesca", by Michael Weinberg. Set in
      Monotype
      > Van Dijck, printed on 300g/sm Somerset Satin. Edition of 157.
      >
      > As always, information about this and all the other postcards is available
      at:
      > http://postcard.nougat.org/
      >
      > I'd like to take this moment to remind you that if you've moved in the
      last
      > two months, it might be nice to remind me of your new address. Likewise,
      those
      > who wish to stop receiving postcards should also pipe up now.
      >
      > I'm also happy to say I've got enough submissions to last me until
      February! As
      > always, submissions are always welcome, of either poetry, sweet beer
      (eases the
      > pain!), or cold, hard cash.
      >
      > I do intend to publish a postcard at the end of this month, too, to keep
      the
      > schedule, so, until then,
      >
      >
      Love-or-a-very-close-artifically-synthesized-commercially-available-substitu
      te,
      >
      > --
      > Chris Chen <cchen@...>
      > 2:00, 23 March 2000. Nope, no food in the house.
      > Even the ice tray is empty, and that's automatic.
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