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The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True: Poems by Liz Kay - Limited Hardcover Edition
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Quarter Press's first book is HERE! (Well... Almost.) This is a PRE-ORDER and will begin shipping on--or slightly before--September 1, 2020. (If purchased with other items, your order will be held until Sept. 1.)

Synopsis: Revisiting the forest Hansel and Gretel stumble into, The Witch Tells the Story and Makes it True drifts between narrative and incantation as the witch claims her spot at the center of a tale "we know by heart"--the ravenous witch, the precocious children. And yet, "If there's a hero in this story," she declares, "I tell you, it's me." In an exploration of power, gender, and the nature of evil, this singularly monstrous woman recounts her origins and recasts her end. 

Book Specs: The book is clothbound, with gold imprinting on the exterior. It measures, roughly, 6x9", and has a black ribbon bookmark.

The interior is black and white printed on 130gsm cream / off white paper. It's 96 pages, with printed end papers, and illustrations throughout.

This hardcover edition is LIMITED TO 250--hand numbered--COPIES. EVER! Once it's gone, it's gone for good! (Though an ebook and softcover will be available afterward.

It can be purchased on its own, or with the add ons of wooden pins or a five-postcard set based on the interior artwork.

About the Author: Liz Kay is the author of the chapbook Something to Help Me Sleep {dancing girl press} and the novel Monsters: A Love Story (G.P. Putnam's Sons). Her poems have appeared in such journals as Willow SpringsBeloit Poetry Journal, and Sugar House Review.

About the Artist: Devin Forst is an illustrator  from Pennsylvania, with a penchant for the dark and unnatural. Graduating with honors  from Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, with a BFA in Illustration, Devin has been doodling mystical images since  childhood... and not much has changed since then. Growing up on faerie tales and amazing films such as Labyrinth, it’s no wonder his work is teeming with odd magic and mystery. With artwork described as “menacing melancholy,” “gothic grit,” and “witchery with attitude,” perhaps it can inspire you, too, to delve a bit deeper into the dark.

Devin can be contacted via séance, through Instagram @devforst, or email devforstart@gmail.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This will ship media mail with Standard Shipping; otherwise, please select Priority Mail for an expedited shipment that includes insurance.

INTERNATIONAL FOLKS: There may be an additional shipment charge, due to the book's weight and size. Along with that, the shipping charge does NOT include any import taxes / fees that your country / county may charge. Import fees are the buyer's responsibility. Lastly, please note that due to COVID-19, international shipments are often extremely delayed / untrackable. Once your order leaves the United States, the seller is no longer responsible for it.