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ARTIST BOOK

I EXI(s)T // EXIT I  - C. Isa LAUSAS & tyson john ATKINGS

JACKPINE PRESS, 2014 - AVAILABLE NOW (LIMITED EDITION OF 75 HANDMADE COPIES)

from jackpine press:

I Exi(s)t / exit I is three books in one. One monologue by each author sandwiches a dialogue between them in a third signature. Open one magnet clasp, and find a cellphone dialogue that begins at zero: Do I know you? Have we met? Open the other clasp, and find two introspective textual poems dead set on intersecting: one by Tyson Atkings, the other by Isa Lausas. This unique book is a meticulously crafted exploration of love and death, and how two minds exists individually and socially. Digital photography and experimental textual designs fill three signatures bound with embossed vinyl, held together with opposing magnetic clasps.

 

ANTHOLOGY

Where the Nights Are Twice As Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets - Eds. David Eso & Jeanette Lynes

Includes tyson john atkings in dialogues with C. Isa Lausas
GOOSE LANE EDITIONS, 2015
from Goose Lane:


Here are odes and lyric ecstacies, tirades and tantrums, pastoral comforts and abject horros - all delivered with the vibrancy, wit, and erudition of our finest poets. 

 

Under the covers of Where the Nights Are Twice As Long, David Eso and Jeanette Lynes collect letters and epistolary poems from more than 120 Canadian poets, including Pauline Johnson, Malcolm Lowry, Louis Riel, Alden Nowlan, Anne Szumigalski, Leonard Cohen, John Barton, Di Brandt, and many others, encompassing the breadth of this country’s English literary history.

Presented not in order of the chronology of composition, but according to the poets’ ages at the time of writing, the poems in the book comprise a single lifeline. The reader follows an amalgam of the Poet from the passionate intensity of youth, through the regrets and satisfactions of adulthood and middle age, and into the reflective wisdom of old age. This collection of odes and lyric ecstasies, tirades and tantrums is an unforgettable journey into the long night of love.

Learn more about the poets behind the letters by visiting wherethenights.tumblr.com