Book Projects by Phyllis Uitti-Maslin
Phyllis Uitti-Maslin and Keith Winston are two individuals who have come together to work on a creative process which blends their fields of photography and poetry. For “Mystic Messages” Phyllis created collaged photographic art pieces and Keith interpreted them poetically. For “French Kiss” Phyllis gives her interpretation of Keith’s’ love poems with sensual images. “Rialto Beach” is a collection of poems and images created while visiting this beautiful beach on the Washington coast. They work in their personal styles, blending beautifully together.
Two pages from “Mystic Messages” can be found below.
Invitation to a poetry reading with images:
“I'm very excited about this month's reading. Keith Winston will be flying in from the East Coast to read poems created in collaboration with the images of Phyllis Uitti-Maslin, a Duvall resident and a nationally renowned photographer. Phyllis's mesmerizing black and white photos will provide the backdrop for Keith's poetic exploration of the senses. I loved Keith's work and found it highly... evocative.”
~ Katherine Grace Bond ~
Keith Winston has written many books of poetry, including his first book, Five of Hearts (1979), Nameless (1997), Life on a Nearby Island (1998), Helga Suite (2000), Price of a Ticket (2003), and an audio CD Calling Ahead of Time: Collected Poems. A new audio/music CD of the Davenport Variations will be available in 2007. Currently, Keith lives in McLean, Virginia.
When asked why he writes: “It's simply a deep felt need to elaborate on the mystery I call life, with its emotional highs an lows, the undeniable ties we have to others, the hunger to love and be loved, and the uncertainties of one day to the next.”