Chester Creek Press & David Budbill

Before I get down to business, let me apologize generally for not posting in so long.  I’ve just moved to Eugene, Oregon so the last month has been crazy and I’m really behind on many things.  Expect a flurry of posts this next week as I try to catch up.

New from Robert Walp and Chester Creek Press is Drink a Cup of Loneliness with poems by David Budbill and woodcuts by Susan Jane Walp.  Here are the details:

Living in the moment, growing old, loneliness, the pleasures of country chores and of quiet contemplation, these are the themes of Drink a Cup of Loneliness, a selection of poems by David Budbill with fourteen original woodcuts by Susan Jane Walp. Poems reprinted with permission of Copper Canyon Press and the author.

This is an entirely hand produced book with text printed from hand set Goudy Old Style types, and images printed from the original wood blocks, on mouldmade Hahnemuhle Biblio paper. The pages are sewn in an exposed spine, Ethiopian style binding covered in banana paper.

6-3/4 x 10 inches
50 pages
100 copies printed
Signed by the author and illustrator.

You can order Drink A Cup of Loneliness from the Chester Creek Press catalog: or call 518-494-0003.