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Re:copyright

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Betty Bowen (bbowen.ok.us)
Tue, 6 Jul 1999 08:30:03 -0500


>people should feel free to contact any publisher for permission
>to copy. They are usually happy to give it in written form, and probably
>by fax.

This also goes for using poetry in artist's books, etc. The poet (or their
estate) may charge by the line. A friend and I did this with W.B. Yeats
(Bertha Georgie Yeats), which allowed us to print several of his
lesser-known poems in a book we titled "Unnoticed Like a Bird". They were
kind of surprised we wanted the poems we did, and when they understood we
were only making 30 something books, charged us 35 cents a line, which we
thought was a great deal. It's worth the effort.

Betty