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Wormwood Review 109 (1/700) – Two Uncollected Poems by Charles Bukowski (1988)

Wormwood Review 109 (1/700) – Two Uncollected Poems by Charles Bukowski (1988)

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Charles Bukowski always felt Wormwood Review was the best small magazine out there and was grateful that they were one of the first to recognize his work. In return, Bukowski continued to contribute to the magazine right up until his death in 1994.

Published in 1988, Wormwood 109 contains two Bukowski poems:

Talking To A Part Of My Mailbox - pg. 38
Save The Trees - pg. 39

Talking To A Part Of My Mailbox and Save The Trees were never published again.

This is one of 700 copies but is not numbered. It was probably a leftover for an Exchange copy.

This copy is Near Fine condition.

Wormwood Review was published by the legendary Marvin Malone (1930-1996). Malone was a pharmacologist, scientific researcher, educator, artist, poetry collector, and editor. Upon arrival to Storrs, Connecticut in 1960, Malone discovered the second issue of Wormwood Review and soon took over the publication as the sole editor, publisher, and designer (alias A. Sypher), producing quarterly issues until his death in 1996.

Wormwood Review ran for 144 issues (1959-1997). Christa Malone, Marvin's daughter, co-edited issue 144 after Marvin's death, and released issue 145/146 as a special tribute issue to Marvin in 1999.

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