One poem books presented to California State Library for their permanent collection

California History Section,California State Library Presentation of one poem books

The one poem books were presented to Kathleen A. Correia (Supervising Librarian, California History Section,California State Library) on December 15, 2016 by Don Drake (book designer), Sonia Underdown (Donor), Kate Jordahl (photographer/editor) Carol Henri (poet) for their permanent collection.
The one poem books are a photographic poetry book project by Kate Jordahl. Working with living poets and featuring the photography of Kate Jordahl, the “one-poem books” are a dialogue between poetry and photography.
These books are an ongoing project available by subscription or as single books. Books will be released every 6 months. The publications for 2014 included  “Elementary Geography” featuring a poem by Paal-Helge Haugen translated by Roger Greenwald and “Crystal Day” featuring the poetry of Kate Jordahl with an afterword by Sharon Shoemaker. The publications for 2015 featured the poems  “Wild Geese” by Wendell Berry and  “Forecast” by Carol Henrie with an afterword by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography.  2016 books will feature the poetry of Gary Snyder and Don Drake.  SEE MORE ABOUT THE SERIES HERE. 

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“Forecast: one poem book no. 4” Poetry Reading/Release Party on Saturday, August 15

You are invited to the “Forecast: one poem no. 4” Poetry Reading/Release Party at Dreaming Mind, 5664 Sun Ridge Court, Castro Valley, CA 94552 from 2:00 – 4:00  pm on Saturday, August 15. Come see the “one poem books” and other Dreaming Mind collaborations. Carol Henrie and Kate Jordahl will present a poetry reading at 2:30 pm. Email Kate at kate@jordahlphoto.com if you have questions.

Mono Tree

“Mono Tree” from “Forecast: one poem book no.4”

Working with living poets and featuring the photography of Kate Jordahl, the “one-poem books” are a dialogue between poetry and photography.

“Forecast: one poem book no. 4” features the poetry of award winning poet, Carol Henrie with an afterword by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts. 

“Wild Geese” features the poetry of Wendell Berry. “Elementary Geography” features a poem by Paal-Helge Haugen translated by Roger Greenwald. “Crystal Day” features the poetry of Kate Jordahl with an afterword by Sharon Shoemaker.

All books feature design and binding by Dreaming Mind. The publications are a collaboration between and published by True North Editions and Dreaming Mind.

The one-poem books are an ongoing project available by subscription or as single books. Books will be released every 6 months. The publications for 2014 included “Elementary Geography” and “Crystal Day.” The publications for 2015 feature the poems “Wild Geese by Wendell Berry and “Forecast” by Carol Henrie.

If you can’s join us, please consider subscribing. We need 5 more subscriptions to keep this project going. Click below to subscribe:

http://www.truenortheditions.com/wordpress1/one-poem-books/

 

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“Wild Geese” Release Party/Open Studio on April 25

I am so excited to invite you to the “Wild Geese: one poem no. 3” Release Party/Open Studio at Dreaming Mind, 5664 Sun Ridge Court, Castro Valley, CA 94552 from 1:00 – 4:00  pm on Saturday, April 25. Come see the “one poem books” and other Dreaming Mind collaborations. Don Drake and Kate Jordahl will give a short presentation on collaboration at 2:30 pm.

Come by to support this project, visit the studio and with other photo/book folks and have a snack. Hope to see you there. (Email Kate at kate@jordahlphoto.com if you have questions)

Hillside

“Hillside” from “Wild Geese: one poem book no. 3” – poem by Wendell Berry and photos by Kate Jordahl

Working with living poets and featuring the photography of Kate Jordahl, the “one-poem books” are a dialogue between poetry and photography. “Wild Geese” features the poetry of Wendell Berry. “Elementary Geography” features a poem by Paal-Helge Haugen translated by Roger Greenwald. “Crystal Day” features the poetry of Kate Jordahl with an afterword by Sharon Shoemaker. All books feature design and binding by Dreaming Mind. The publications are a collaboration between and published by True North Editions and Dreaming Mind.

The one-poem books are an ongoing project available by subscription or as single books. Books will be released every 6 months. The publications for 2014 included “Elementary Geography” and “Crystal Day.” The publications for 2015 will feature the poems “Wild Geese by Wendell Berry and “Forecast” by Carol Henrie.

If you can’s join us, please consider subscribing. We need 10 subscriptions to keep this project going – – we have gotten 1 of 10! You could be next! Click below to subscribe:

http://www.truenortheditions.com/wordpress1/one-poem-books/

 

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Native American Cermonial Dancers by Kay Franke & Victor Charlo wins PubWest Book Design Awards!

Native American Cermonial Dancers by Kay Franke & Victor CharloNative American Ceremonial Dancers wins received a Silver Award, Photography Book AND received a Bronze Award, Art Books in the 2014 PubWest Book Design Awards!

 

 

 

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Welcome to “True North Editions”

True North Editions is about books and collaboration. Geir and Kate Jordahl bring their love of books and passion about images to the creation of a variety of visual projects.

 

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