Dark Pearls
9.5 x 13, 46 pp.
17 woodcut images.
Pub Date: 05/01/2011
  limited edition
Price:        $395.00 x


Published by Stephen F. Austin University Press

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Dark Pearls

Features 16 poems by Larry D. Thomas, 2008 Texas Poet Laureate. The seventeen images in this book are from original drawings by Corrine Jones, translated into wood cuts and photopolymer relief plates by Charles Jones. This edition of twenty copies was printed on Somerset Book Wove White. The text is Bell MT type and printed fro polymer plates. Volumes are quarter bound with tan Harmatan leather and printed brown book cloth over boards with printed Bugra end papers.

LARRY D. THOMAS, a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, has published eleven collections of poetry. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including the American Indian Culture and Research Journal, The Austin Chronicle, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Boston Literary Magazine, The Chattahoochee Review, The Christian Science Monitor, Concho River Review, Cottonwood, Green Hills Literary Lantern, International Poetry Review, Iron Horse Literary Review,  Louisiana Literature, The Midwest Quarterly, Poet Lore, Poetry Depth Quarterly, Poppyseed Kolache, Puerto del Sol, Rattle, Red Rock Review, Relief, Rosebud Magazine, San Pedro River Review, Southwest Review, Southwestern American Literature, Spoon River Poetry Review, Sulphur River Literary Review, The Texas Observer, The Texas Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review and Windhover. On April 19, 2007, he was appointed by the Texas Legislature as the 2008 Texas Poet Laureate.


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