Item #65075 A collection of objects. Akilah Oliver.
A collection of objects
A collection of objects

A collection of objects

Montreal and New York: Tente, 2010. Edition limited to 100 copies (this, no. 72); square 12mo, approx. 6" x 6½", pp. [30]; 3 illustrations from photographs; fine in original white wrappers printed in black. From the library of Allan Kornblum, fine press printer, poet, and founder of the Coffee House Press. Inscribed on the title page: "For A. K. - thank you, from A. O." A thank you for the Coffee House edition of A Toast in the House of Friends, most likely (see below). The Poetry Foundation notes that Akilah Oliver "was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She was the author of two books of poetry: A Toast in the House of Friends [published by Coffee House Press in 2009] and the she said dialogues: flesh memory (1999), which received a PEN Beyond Margins award. Her chapbooks include A Collection of Objects (2010), a(A)ugust (2007), The Putterer’s Notebook (2006), and An Arriving Guard of Angels, Thusly Coming to Greet (2004). Oliver collaborated with a range of artists and musicians, such Tyler Burba, Anne Waldman, and Rasul Siddik; a notable performer, Oliver founded the feminist performance collective Sacred Naked Nature Girls in the 1990s. She was a member of the Belladonna* collaborative and a PhD candidate at the European Graduate School." Item #65075

Price: $250.00

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