Susan Aizenberg in conversation with Denise Brady and Guy Duncan

October 18, 2020 - 4:00pm
Prairie Lights Virtual - Zoom

Join poet Susan Aizenberg for a virtual poetry reading and book talk to celebrate Gibraltar Editions' publication of Susan Aizenberg's letterpress poetry book, First Light, featuring a conversation with publishers Guy Duncan and Denise Brady.

For the link to access the event, register here.

Susan Aizenberg is the author of three poetry collections: Quiet City (BkMk Press 2015); Muse (Crab Orchard Poetry Series 2002); and Peru in Take Three: 2/AGNI New Poets Series (Graywolf Press 1997) and co-editor with Erin Belieu of The Extraordinary Tide: New Poetry by American Women (Columbia University Press 2001). Her awards include a Crab Orchard Poetry Series Award, the Levis Reading Prize, a Distinguished Artist Fellowship from the Nebraska Arts Council, the Nebraska Book Award, and the Mari Sandoz Award from the Nebraska Library Association. Aizenberg is professor emerita of creative writing and English at Creighton University.

Guy Duncan grew up with letterpress poetry and pursued a career involved in cutting-edge technology initiatives. He has always been passionate about new ways to use technology for the betterment of society and finding methods of merging technology with traditional craft.

Denise Brady has been making editions of poetry in Omaha since 1989, first under her imprint Bradypress and since 2015, in partnership with Guy Duncan, as Gibraltar Editions. Denise hand sets the texts and prints on a Vandercook proof press. She binds most of the editions using a non-adhesive sewing.

To order this special letterpress poetry book, please call Prairie Lights at (319) 337-2681. We're answering calls Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm.