September 25, 2006
2006 Chapbook Reading
On Thursday night, September 21st we hosted this year's Poetry Chapbook Reading, featuring the winner of this year's competition, Jesse Lee Kercheval, this year's judge Albert Goldbarth, the coordinator of the competition, Sharon Dolin, and the two Honorable Mentions, Matthew Thorburn and Stephanie Lenox. Available to enjoy and to purchase were this year's handbound limited-edition letterpress printed chapbooks, one for the winner and one for the judge, as well as broadsides for each Honorable Mention. Barbara Henry designed, printed and bound the winning manuscript by Kercheval, Film History as Train Wreck. Amber McMillan created book-and-slipcase set for Albert Goldbarth's The Book. Sara Parkel printed a wonderful broadside of a poem by Stephanie Lenox, and Shanna Yarbrough contributed a a broadside for Matthew Thorburn. All of these publications are available in our online bookstore and at the Center, be sure to take a look the next time you visit us.