Image of Signed Self-Portrait: February Broadside

Signed Self-Portrait: February Broadside


Winner of our first annual Vermont Poetry Broadside Contest!

Burlington, Vermont resident Ralph Culver's poem was chosen by Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea, who said he particularly relishes "moments in reading poetry when something comes at me that seems at once so completely surprising and so precisely appropriate."

Letterpress-printed at May Day Studio, Montpelier, Vermont, with illustrations by Gabriel Tempesta. Measures 11 x 14".

Chickadee Chaps and Broads is a small spirited effort to inspire, promote and produce letterpress printed literary ephemera, founded in 2011 by Kelly McMahon of May Day Studio in Montpelier, VT and Julia Shipley, caretaker of the Craftsbury Vermont Writer's Retreat.