To a Young Writer
ISBN 13: 9780874809985
Publisher: Red Butte Pr
Publication Date: 2009
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Book Description: Red Butte Press, Salt Lake City, UT, 2009. Leather bound. Barry Moser (illustrator). 1/125. 21pp. Quarto [33.5 cm] 1/4 black leather under matching black cloth boards with a wood inlay to the front board. Housed in maroon cloth clamshell that has a leather label on the spine. Fine as new. The book contains Stegners vivid essay "To a Young Writer," as well an original dedication by Wendell Berry, a foreword by Lynn Stegner, and three original engravings by renowned artist Barry Moser. The print run was limited to 125 copies, this is copy twelve.'To a Young Writer was first published in 'The Atlantic' in 1959, it carries a message that is no less vital today than it was then, and certainly, in view of the status of literature in these times, even more relevant to the struggles of writers undertaking to write seriously of the world they find. "You are scheduled - doomed - to be a serious writer regarding life seriously and reporting to a small audience," Stegner writes to the recipient of 'To a Young Writer.' "Other kinds of writers are both possible and necessary, but this is the kind you are, and it is a good kind." A beautiful handcrafted book from the Red Butte Press. Bookseller Inventory # 20167
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