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Dappled Things - Robin Chapman - <span class="date-display-single">10/17/2014 - 7:00pm</span>

Dappled Things

10/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Dappled Things pairs the poetry of Robin Chapman with the photogravures of Peter Miller. There are 23 of each, in a lavishly printed portfolio-book designed by Roman Kames in Paris, and printed on 200-gram Tintoretto paper by Imprimerie Daniel in Prague. Published in 2013 by Revue K following the successful 2012 publication of Peter Miller's Clairvoyant, the book explores new realms of correspondence between graphic and poetic imagination. The Hopkins-like soundscape of Robin Chapman's keenly observed poetry of her Wisconsin surroundings resonates superbly with Peter Miller's landscapes of Japan and Asia. Each poem brings out new meanings and metaphors inspired by the prints, and vice versa

Robin Chapman

About Presenter Robin Chapman


Robin Chapman is the author of twelve collections of poetry, including the art portfolio Dappled Things pairing 23 of her poems with Peter Miller's photogravures of Japan and Asia; the Parallel Press chapbook The Only Everglades in the World and the Posner Poetry Award-winning books The Way In and Images of a Complex World: The Art and Poetry of Chaos (World Scientific; with J.C. Sprott's fractals and explanations). Her book The Dreamer Who Counted the Dead received a Wisconsin Library Association Outstanding Poetry Book of the Year Award, and her book Abundance received the Cider Press Editors' Book Award.  Her most recent books, from Tebot Bach, are the eelgrass meadow and One Hundred White Pelicans,  poems of climate change. She has received three Wisconsin Arts Board grants, including a 2007 Literary Arts Fellowship, and collaborated with composers, painters, textile artists and scientists in producing work. Recipient of the 2010 Appalachia Poetry Prize and a fellow of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters (2014), she lives in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.


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