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on life, death & birds

on life, death & birds

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One of a pair of short books, on life, death, and birds is a meditation by women writers, from well-known authors whose greater body of work is relatively unknown, to women who were prolific in their day but have virtually disappeared, to those whose work simply never became part of the literary canon. on life, death, and birds puts women in conversation with one another in intriguing new ways.


Includes writings from: L.E.L., Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Emily Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Emily Dickinson. 


Curated by Rachel Linn and Marika Josephson, laser jet printed on vellum paper with archival ink, and bound by hand with original cover art by Rachel Linn. 20 pages.

Available with black or fuschia cover art. Packaged with removable sleeve in small letters envelope.

50 copies made.

Dimensions: 7.25 in x 5.25 in



    Small Letters Press is an independent publisher of literary writing, curated, edited, and assembled by hand by Rachel Linn and Marika Josephson. Our projects are carefully designed to amplify meaning through the formal qualities of the work: illustrations, book layout and construction, or the printing process itself. Each work contains subtle variations and natural imperfections due to the hand-made nature of the process.


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