Andrew Steeves

Andrew Steeves is a writer, editor, typographer, letterpress printer and publisher, and the co-founder (with Gary Dunfield) of Gaspereau Press. He has won over 50 citations for excellence in Canadian book design and received the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Masterworks Arts Award with Alexander MacLeod for their collaboration on the letterpress book Lagomorph.

Christopher Patton

Christopher Patton is a Canadian poet and translator. A section from his first book, Ox, won the Paris Review’s long poem prize. Recent books include Curious Masonry and Unlikeness is Us, a volume of translations from Old English which won an American Book Award. His visual poetry has been shown at the Whatcom Museum and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. He blogs at

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Slipsheets: An incidental printing of Gerald Manley Hopkin’s “Pied Beauty”
Andrew Steeves, Christopher Patton

2023 / Poetry/Typography / $19.95
9781554472482 / Trade paper / 48 pp

An incidental expression of “Pied Beauty,” Gerard Manley Hopkins’s influential poem, is captured in the waste of a letterpress printer’s fine edition. In this book, printer Andrew Steeves and poet Christopher Patton explore how the “graphic bycatch” of a printing process is in sympathy with the antiphonal form of Hopkins’s poetics, how “the formed world in all its mixedupedness is intelligible—you’ve just got to set your mind right.”

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Other Books by this Author

Christopher Patton

2020 / Canadian Poetry / $21.95 CAN
9781554472116 / Trade paper / 96 pp
Unlikeness Is Us: Fourteen from the Exeter Book
Christopher Patton

2018 / Poetry/Medieval, Literary Criticism / $29.95 CAN
9781554471751 / Trade paper / 208 pp
Curious Masonry
Christopher Patton

2011 / Poetry / $15.95 CAN
9781554470938 / Trade paper / 48 pp

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