The Other Guy with cover art by Smith
John Burroughs and his Crisis Chronicles Press used another of my fotos for cover art: The Other Guy, a new chapbook by John Thomas Allen (CC#31), published 10 August 2012. To order, send $6.50 (includes postage) to 3344 W. 105th Street #4 Cleveland, Ohio 44111. For more information or to order online, visit http://press.crisischronicles.com/.
John’s used my fotos for Crisis Chronicles Press covers #s 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31 (with back cover fotos also 11 and 12) so far and counting. I like this trend a lot. I never know he’s going to use one of my fotos until he publishes the cover, so I get unrequested exposure, get to see my art through another’s eyes and needs, and receive a free copy of the book so am constantly discovering new poets I’d never know otherwise.
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Here are 2 more Smith covers from 25 years ago. The blue on the back cover is my liquid copper corrosion mixture.
front & back cover collages by Smith for Artcrimes #1, 1986