“Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town: Graphic Poetry” now ready!

graphic_poetry_v4The first run of Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town: Graphic Poetry, a collection of comics adaptations of the poems of John Philip Johnson, has now been printed, and is being shipped out to all those who pre-ordered it. For more information on this groundbreaking collection, and to order a copy (for the eminently reasonable price of $4.99), go to John Philip Johnson’s website at http://www.johnphilipjohnson.com/

If you’d like to hear a reading of “Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town” the titular poem that I illustrated for the collection, click to this link to the website of Rattle magazine: http://www.rattle.com/poetry/tag/graphic-poetry/ The delivery is spot on, I find, and it’s fun to listen to while following along with the images.

(The cover of the collection, shown here, was drawn by me and colourized by the brilliant Maryse Daniel)

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3 Responses to “Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town: Graphic Poetry” now ready!

  1. Alice says:

    Il me semble que les couleurs…ont du mordant ou du vivant, je ne sais trop comment dire, ce quelque chose de plus qui est accrocheur. j’aime!

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  2. divadiane1 says:

    Thanks for the kind words about my reading of “Stairs Appear…” I love doing it and I loved this poem. Your illustrations are fantastic and I think the 3 of us created something really special, if I do say so myself!

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    • Hi, Diane(?), I don’t usually appreciate other people’s readings of poems that I already know and love, but I really, really liked yours. I thought it was spot on in its rhythm and its emphases, and in its measured expression of the surreal. Almost just the way I heard it in my head!

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