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Wormwood Review 11 #405/500 -- Two UNCOLLECTED Charles Bukowski Poems (1963)

Wormwood Review 11 #405/500 -- Two UNCOLLECTED Charles Bukowski Poems (1963)

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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 1963, Wormwood 11 marked Bukowski’s third appearance in Wormwood. Only 500 copies were printed, this one being copy #405.

The issue features two Bukowski poems:
Same Old Thing, Shakespeare Through Mailer - pg. 2
Rhyming Poem - pg. 35

Both poems never appeared in any Charles Bukowski books.

This copy is in Near Fine–minus condition with bumps to the oversized covers.

This is one of 700 copies printed, this being hand-numbered 254.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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