joan jobe smith • made in the shade • signed • limited edition
New, previously unpublished story
SIGNED by the author
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53 numbered/signed copies
£12 plus shipping
16 pages. approx. 6"/150mm wide x 225mm/9" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Mohawk dark grey card covers; front cover artwork embossed in gold. Printed on acid-free text paper; endpapers tbc.
Previously unpublished short story.
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Joan Jobe Smith, founding editor of the literary journal PEARL (1974-2017) and the Bukowski Review, worked seven years as a go-go girl before receiving her Master of Fine Arts in Writing at the University of California Irvine. Her poetry, prose memoirs, art and interviews have appeared in more than 1000 publications internationally, including Bête Noire, AMBIT, The Reater, The Morning Star, Culture Matters and The 1999 Forward Prize Anthology. With her poet husband Fred Voss she has toured the UK numerous times, including readings at the Aldeburgh Literary Festival (1991) and the Hull Literary Festival (2017). Among her many publications are the literary profile Charles Bukowski: Epic Glottis: His Art, His Women (& me); Tales of An Ancient Go-go Girl (memoir) and the poetry collections Moonglow a Go-Go, The Poetry Business, The North and the Forward Prize longlisted Pow Wow Cafe. She lives in Long Beach, California.
The Walking Wounded Series is an erratic beast. Titles will be released in sporadic bursts over the coming years. 53 titles by 53 different authors, in an edition of 53 numbered copies each. Any copies left unsold after 9 months (from date of issue) will be ceremonially burned and the ashes scattered into the River Wandle outside the Tangerine hq here in south London.
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