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Title:
Chasers of the light : poems from the typewriter series
Author:
Gregson, Tyler Knott, author.
Uniform Title:
Poems. Selections
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Penguin Group, 2014.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Summary:
"The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane. One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything. He fell in love. Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Chasers of the Light features some of his most insightful and beautifully worded pieces of work'poems that illuminate grand gestures and small glimpses, poems that celebrate the beauty of a life spent chasing the light."--Page 4 of cover.
General Note:
"A Perigree book"
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780399169731
Format :
Book

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Crane Branch Library PS3607.R496 C53 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.

One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.

He fell in love.

Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Chasers of the Light features some of his most insightful and beautifully worded pieces of work#151;poems that illuminate grand gestures and small glimpses, poems that celebrate the beauty of a life spent chasing the light.


Author Notes

Tyler Knott Gregson is a poet, author, professional photographer, and artist who lives in the mountains of Helena, Montana. When he is not writing, he operates his photography company, Treehouse Photography, with his talented partner, Sarah Linden.


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