Songs & Dances / Poems. P. J. LASKA.

Songs & Dances / Poems

Prince, WV: Unrealist Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pictorial wrappers; 60pp. Light cover soil, else Near Fine.

West Virginia poet's scarce second book. His first, "D.C. Images and Other Poems," was highly praised by Donald Hall and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1975. Laska a seminal figure in the Appalachian literary renaissance of the Seventies, and unofficial leader of the group known as the "Soupbean Poets." Of the present volume - perhaps the only book ever to be issued under a Prince, WV imprint - OCLC notes only 10 holdings.

Price: $75.00

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