Loving the Dead: Excerpts from a Necromancer’s Memoir, a true account of the author’s dealings with the ghosts of the human dead. This is a limited, handbound edition of 13 copies, of which number 13 was burned for the dead. This title is sold out.
Bound in Lokta and coffee-stained paper with black cloth and black endpapers. Printed on antique laid paper. Spine reinforced with black ribbon and hemp twine, upon which has been tied a bone bead in the shape of a skull.
Written, bound and illustrated by Erzebet YellowBoy Carr.
Old Death is a bitter man, you see.
He likes to toy with distance, with forgetting.
He lets the lead wind out before he jerks
and snaps you like a brittle willow twig.
He loves as deep and fierce as God, my lamb,
but only with God’s vengeance.
Handbound, limited edition of 13 copies. Covered in black fabric with gold endleaves tipped in, this austere little book contains JoSelle Vanderhooft’s long poem, Godfather Death. Color cover and 9 black and white interior illustrations by Marge Simon. 28 pages. Godfather Death is part of the collection, Death Poems.
This title is sold out.
Here is the story of a boy become man, whose father understood time. A limited edition of 12 numbered copies.
This handbound book of 32 pages was printed on archival, satin paper, library bound with a hard spine and gold endpapers. Clockworks and coffee-stained Chinese newspaper decorate the cloth cover. Because of the nature of these books, no two are identical. The covers are three dimensional and have tiny yet sharp protrusions, so mind your fingers!
This title is sold out.
Jason Erik Lundberg is an American expatriate living in Singapore, and the author of The Time Traveler’s Son (2008), Four Seasons in One Day (2003, with Janet Chui), and over forty articles and short stories; he is also the co-editor of Scattered, Covered, Smothered (2004) and A Field Guide to Surreal Botany (2008). His solo work has most recently appeared in Sybil’s Garage, Farrago’s Wainscot, Hot Metal Bridge, the Raleigh News & Observer, Text:UR—The New Book of Masks, The Third Alternative and Electric Velocipede. His short fiction has been honorably mentioned in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, nominated for the SLF Fountain Award, and shortlisted for the Brenda L. Smart Award for Short Fiction.
With Janet Chui, Lundberg runs Two Cranes Press, an independent publishing atelier. A graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop and the Creative Writing Master’s program at North Carolina State University, he now teaches English and creative writing at Hwa Chong Institution. His website and blog can be found at jasonlundberg.net.