Hidden Water (Limited Edition): From the Frank Stanford Archives (Hardcover)

Hidden Water (Limited Edition): From the Frank Stanford Archives By Frank Stanford, Michael Wiegers (Editor), Chet Weise (Editor) Cover Image
By Frank Stanford, Michael Wiegers (Editor), Chet Weise (Editor)
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A very special collaboration between Third Man Books and Copper Canyon Press, THE HIDDEN WATER LIMITED EDITION is a limited edition, multi-media set that includes two books: the 730+ page What About This (Copper Canyon) and the 200+ page Hidden Water (Third Man Books), plus two broadsides reproducing original sketches by Stanford, and a custom notepad inspired by the workpad Stanford used at his day job as a land surveyor. The Hidden Water Limited Edition is the definitive collection of Stanford poetry, drafts, letters, and ephemera. The set comes shrink-wrapped and in a custom made sleeve.

About the Author

Frank Stanford (1948-1978) was a prolific poet known for his originality and ingenuity. He has been dubbed "a swamprat Rimbaud" by Lorenzo Thomas and "one of the great voices of death" by Franz Wright. He grew up in Mississippi, Tennessee, and then Arkansas, where he lived for most of his life and wrote many of his most powerful poems. Steve Stern's novels and story collections include Lazar Malkin Enters Heaven, which won the Edward Lewis Wallant Award for Jewish fiction, and The Wedding Jester, which won the National Jewish Book Award. His stories have been included in the Pushcart and O.Henry Prize anthologies. Editor, translator and publisher, Michael Wiegers's previous titles include This Art, The Poet's Child, and Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry (co-edited with Monica de la Torre). He is poetry editor of Narrative Magazine, and serves as Executive Editor at Copper Canyon Press.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798986614588
Publisher: Third Man Books
Publication Date: December 19th, 2023
Language: English