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Just out: The Book of the Red King, a collection of poems about the mysterious Red King, the lunar Precious Wentletrap, and the transforming Fool (Phoenicia Publishing.) Illuminated by Clive-Hicks-Jenkins. "A must-read and a distinctive, evocative voice. There is no one like Marly Youmans" -Kim Bridgford. Please check out the link above for news, review clips, and more!
Monday, March 26, 2012
Pip Tattnall on the rails again--
Note the train, with the monkey to celebrate!
Here's another piece of the launch interview, this time by friend and artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins, hosted at his Artlog. He asks two questions; one comes from his years as a painter, the other from his earlier time playing many roles in the world of the stage--dancer, actor, choreographer, set designer, director, etc.