THE LAURA BLACKBURN 1921 PRIZE LYRICS
Chicago, IL: The Bookfellows, 1922. Marjorie Dixon. Paperback. Stringbound, with lovely cover illustration by Marjorie Dixon. 8 1/2 in. x 5 5/8 in. One of 350 copies on Old Stratford paper. Lettering by Will Ransom. "Printing by Luther A. Brewer...All done in the month of April nineteen hundred twenty-two." Sixteen pages. In original publisher's envelope, flap torn along crease. Unopened. Very Good Minus in Good Envelope. Item #85294
Second prizewinner Hazel Hall (1886-1924), Minnesota-born but was raised in Portland Oregon went on to write a number of poems, and win poetry prizes. Pearl Anderson, of Poetry Magazine, had this to say about her collection: "Comes Hazel Hall with her little book. every word and emotion of which is poignantly authentic."