Text by Paulette Bates Alden. Illustrations by Maarja Roth. Designed and printed under the direction of Mary Jo Pauly.
The West Pole (1994)
Text by Diane Glancy. Wood engravings by William A. Myers. Printing and design led by Inge Bruggeman.
Winter Book (1995)
Text and Images by Thomas Rose. Designed and printed under the direction of Charles Alexander. Binding by Wilber Schilling. Hand-made paper by Bridget O’Malley.
Playing Haydn For The Angel Of Death (1997)
For MCBA’s ninth winter publication, Bill Holm has contributed a multi-section poem entitled “Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death,” a lyrical reflection on life suffused with musicality and lessons learned from Franz Josef Haydn.
The Everyday Magic Of Waterlee Higgins (1998)
St. Paul author David Haynes provides a whimsical contemporary urban fairy tale titled The Everyday Magic of Waterlee Higgins for visual interpretation and book arts legerdemain.
Saturday Nights In Marietta (1999)
The 1999 Minnesota Center for Book Arts winter publication opens with the warm sentience of a summer night: the sibilant echo of grass swaying at night, the aroma of burnt grass, the dark translucence of trees in full leaf.
The Summer House (2000)
The titular house, located in Minnesota’s beautiful St. Croix River valley, provides more than a honeymoon cottage for the recently married Bruce and Elaine who have rented it for the first fragile season of their reconciliation.
Ice Walk (2001)
Slipping and sliding over sidewalks layered with thick ice, this bright day — still a month from spring — offers opportunity for deeper contemplation of existence and loss. Ice Walk brings expression and solace, through its simple sentient narrative, to the mysterious journey of life.
Mystery Of The Jeweled Cross (2002)
Larry Millett’s fictional St. Paul saloon-keeper, Shadwell Rafferty, makes his solo debut in “the mystery of the jeweled cross.”
Winter Reader (2003)
MCBA’s fifteenth annual Winter Book publication is entitled Winter Reader 2003 – 2004 and features five meditative texts by Louise Erdrich.
Distance From The Sun (2004)
Distance From the Sun is a retrospective collection of thirty prose poems from the past thirty years of Jenkins’ writing career.
There Is No Other Way To Speak (2005)
MCBA’s seventeenth Winter Book publication, There Is No Other Way to Speak, is an anthology edited by critically acclaimed author Bill Holm.
The Grammarian’s Five Daughters (2006)
MCBA’s eighteenth Winter Book publication, The Grammarian’s Five Daughters, dotes lovingly on language through the story of a grammarian.
Visual Poetry (2007)
vispoeologee is an eclectic amalgamation of visual literature — a broad term for the disciplines of visual poetry, concrete poetry and post-language writing.
Winter Ink (2008)
Minnesota Center for Book Arts is proud to announce the publication of Winter Ink, MCBA’s twentieth annual Winter Book.