...invites a reader in. You can't help but look closely as you carefully turn each page. Clearly Red Nettle Press knows this for Eliza Roxcy Snow by Marita Dachsel is beautiful.
I entered a draw for this chapbook over on All Things Said & Done, Marita's blog, and was the lucky winner. There were a few other lovely things in the envelope as well.
I've been making my way through the summer issue of Grain. It's called Grain Luddite. When it arrived, I was immediately struck by the paper on which it is printed. It has changed and I'm impressed. When I first ran my fingers over the paper, it didn't occur to me that there would be a different overall feel to this issue. But wow. There is. Pick up a copy and check it out.
Now I think I'll dip back into Grain Luddite and have another look at the amazing translations by Jeramy Dodds.
August 14 - As it turns out, Grain Luddite is printed on chlorine free paper made with 100% post-consumer waste. The Forest Stewardship Council logo is on the back cover. Hats off to Grain!