Both a visual feast and a reference book in the style of Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York, Typewriter Rodeo collects custom, typewritten poems from “rodeos” worldwide, portraits of recipients, and their personal stories. Typewriter Rodeo began in Austin, Texas, when four poets brought their typewriters to a maker fair and began offering spontaneous, custom-composed poems to an enthusiastic crowd. The event quickly blossomed and rodeos began popping up all over the world.
|Publisher:||Andrews McMeel Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
David Fruchter is the producer and host of “Slappy Pinchbottom’s Odd Preoccupation,” a long-running radio show in Austin devoted to spoken word and other literary arts.
Sean Petrie has an MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a law degree from Stanford. He is represented for his fiction writing by Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
Table of Contents
The NITTY-GRITTY of poem-typing 1
Poem of LOVE 16
Poem of WHIMSY & FAVORITE THINGS 35
Poems of VULNERABILITY 63
Poems of FAMILY (including PETS!) 92
Poems FOR KIDS 117
Poems of INSPIRATION 132
Poems on the FEISTY side 177
About the AUTHORS 190
About the TYPEWRITERS 193
Photo credits 194