Friday, November 6, 2009

Poem Broadside to Benefit New Hope For Women

Doug and I are delighted to have produced this limited edition poetry broadside to help raise money for New Hope for Women and awareness of domestic violence.

Below is a copy of the Cert that comes with the broadside. The broadside is 5” x 7” with 8” x 10” archival matting and back board. Each print is hand numbered and signed by both Doug and me.

To get one, send $25 to me at

Jeff Roberts
618 Chickering Road
North Andover, MA 01845


New Hope for Women
Attn: Glen Rainsley
P. O. Box A
Rockland, ME 04841-0733

Ask for the Jeff Roberts Black Hole Print
Make Checks payable to New Hope for Women

Please share with your friends and contacts as appropriate.

Thanks in advance,


Black Hole Broadside: Poem by Jeff Roberts; Drawing by Doug Heinlein

From an edition produced exclusively for the benefit of New Hope for Women offering support to people in Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties (Maine) affected by domestic and dating violence: The poem and drawing first appeared in the book Chatter in the Canopy, ISBN-13: 978-1439214817, published by BookSurge, Charleston SC.

“An exquisite blend of art and verse.” -Midwest Book Review

“…fiercely observant, honest and keenly sensitive, without self-pity…” -Ned Clay

“Roberts’s poems bring us …the kind of experience that both aches and heals at once…” -Paul Haenel

About the Poet
Jeff Roberts lives in North Andover, Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara Hyle. Jeff is a 2009 Pushcart Prize nominated poet whose work has been published in The Aurorean, Meanie Magazine, Recursive Angel, 15 Credibility Street, Gotta Write, The Unpublished Author, The Hudson Street Review, The Pictish League, and Ectoplasmic Necropolis from Blood Pudding Press. Three poems have won awards in the annual Lawrence (Massachusetts) Eagle-Tribune Poetry Contest.

About the Artist
Doug Heinlein is the Academic Director for the Graphic Design and Interactive Media Design Departments at the Art Institute of Seattle, and is also an award-winning artist and designer with many years experience in interactive media, multimedia and traditional design practices. You can visit Doug’s blog at For this drawing, Doug borrows from, and adds to, the ancient ink and wash language of sumi-e, relying on the integrity of single brush strokes of various length and depth to build an abstract vision with intense emotional impact.

About the Edition
This edition is limited to 55 prints, including 5 Artists’ Proofs. The poem and drawing are printed on Hahnemühler Albrect Dürer 210 gsm digital fine art watercolor paper, using Epson Durabrite Ultra® pigment-based inks, and mounted using archival mats, back board and rice paper tape.

For more information, Contact: Jeff Roberts, 618 Chickering Rd, North Andover, MA 01845
Web:; Email:; Phone: 978-257-0898

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