In The Persephones, American poet Nathaniel Tarn (born 1928) and American photographer Joan Myers (born 1941) offer an elegant, collaborative retelling of Persephone's abduction into the underworld. Many of Myers' images were shot at the sites from which the myth originated. Edition of 500 copies.
Nathaniel Tarn is an American poet, essayist, translator and former publisher whom poet and critic Kenneth Rexroth has called "one of the most outstanding poets of his generation." He has published over 30 books in his various disciplines and his work has been translated into ten languages. Joan Myers is the author of Fire and Ice: Timescapes (Damiani, 2014). Her highly acclaimed work has been the focus of three Smithsonian exhibitions, more than 50 solo and 80 group shows, and eight books. Her work is held in the permanent collections of Bibliotheque National de Paris, Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among others.