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Alan Sobrino

Matchbooks is a collection of 4 intense personal poems regarding the author’s relationship with fire. Each poem is contained in an individual matchbook, meant to be used as regular matches.

You can burn your house, light a candle or use the matches to read the book in a dark place.

The set consists of 4 bilingual matchbooks. Written, created, printed, hand-bound, and numbered by Alan Sobrino.

Errant Press, 2020

A book can also exist as an autonomous and self-sufficient form, including perhaps a text that emphasizes that form, a text that is an organic part of that form: here begins the new art of making books. (Ulises Carrion)

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