Poet: Helen Rickerby
Poem: Notes on the Unsilent Woman
From: How to Live (AUP 2019)
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 14
Price: $5 each
Helen Rickerby is a poet, writer, editor and publisher from Wellington. She has had four poetry collections and one chapbook published, most recently How to Live, which was published by Auckland University Press in August. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Essential New Zealand Poems: Facing the Empty Page, Best New Zealand Poems 2014, and New Zealand Writing: The NeXt Wave. Since 2004 Rickerby has run Seraph Press, a boutique publisher of beautiful literary and poetry books. She has also co-organised literary conferences and events. Rickerby lives with her partner, Sean Molloy, in a cliff-top tower in Aro Valley.
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.