Gibraltar Editions ~ Nebraska
(Denise Brady and Guy Duncan)

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Gibraltar Editions, Who We Are: "Denise Brady has made handmade limited edition books of contemporary poetry for over 20 years. … Guy Duncan has always been passionate about finding new ways to use technology with traditional craft. … Guy was living and working in Gibraltar when the press was founded, which inspired the name."
What It Looks Like, How It Flies
Poems by Steve Langan
with woodcuts by Karen Kunc
Omaha, Nebraska: Gibraltar Editions, 2015. Edition of 85.

11 x 7"; 28 pages. Handset and printed by Denis Press from Pholiphilus, Blado, and American Uncial types. Printed on Gutenberg, a German mouldmade paper. Three two-color woodcuts by Karen Kunc printed from her blocks. Of the edition of 85, 30 are deluxe bound in vellum and cloth; 55 standard in a handmade flax paper from Cave Paper. (In addition, 250 trade copies printed without woodcuts on Mohawk Superfine were pasted onto Speckletone cover stock.) Signed by artist and printer on colophon. Signed by the poet on the copyright page. Numbered.

Gibraltar Editions: "What It Looks Like, How It Flies, a book of 16 poems written by Omaha poet Steve Langan, is the inaugural publication of Gibraltar Editions, a literary fine press publishing company based in Omaha.

"Langan is the author of the previous collections Freezing, Notes on Exile and Other Poems, and Meet Me at the Happy Bar.

"He serves on the teaching and residency faculty of the University of Nebraska at Omaha MFA in Writing program and is founder and director of the Seven Doctors Project, a Nebraska Writers Collective program currently based at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His poems have appeared in publications including The Kenyon Review, Chicago Review, Double Take, and Colorado Review."

While these poems have been published individually, this is their first publication in one volume.

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