Poet: Elizabeth Welsh
Poem: The mountain-daughter’s childhood
From: Over There a Mountain, Makaro Press (2018)
Printed by Graham Judd on a 1965 Original Heidelberg 10x15 platen on Crane Lettra 600gsm fluro white card.
Date: August 2019
Size: 104 x 147 mm
Limited edition of 17
Price: $5 each
Elizabeth Welsh is a poet, short fiction writer and academic editor. Her debut poetry collection, Over There a Mountain, was published in 2018 by Makaro Press as part of the Hoopla series. She has been an academic editor for university presses for the past ten years. In addition to this, she was creative editor and founder of The Typewriter – an online poetry magazine for emerging poets – as well as co-editor of Flash Frontier. Her poetry has been published in Landfall, Takahe, Poetry NZ, Hue & Cry, JAAM, Minarets, Sweet Mammalian, Turbine, Magma and South Bank Poetry. Welsh was the winner of the 2012 Divine Muses NEW VOICES Emerging Poets Award. She has called both London and Auckland home and now lives in Titirangi with her husband and daughter.
Graham Judd grew up in Masterton where he served an apprenticeship as a letterpress machinist, then retrained on offset printing. He and his wife moved to Auckland and in the 1980s set up GTO Printers in Birkenhead. He won a supreme award at the 2014 Pride in Print Awards, with his submission judged the best print in New Zealand. Judd now runs his letterpress studio from his home. He also runs print workshops and has trained others in the craft of letterpress. An avid collector of classic letterpress equipment he will add and sell small presses and type at various times.