[Item #2392] Hanging Together: The Hanging Loose Press 20th Anniversary Anthology (Issues 50/51). Harley Elliott, Jim Gustafson, Robert Lax, Denise Levertov, Dick Lourie, Clive Matson, Ann Mikolowski.

Hanging Together: The Hanging Loose Press 20th Anniversary Anthology (Issues 50/51)

ISBN: (ISSN)04402316
New York, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. A 20th anniversary anthology/double number of the literary & art journal Hanging Loose, still in publication. As noted in the editors' introduction, "This collection is not a "best of Hanging Loose" anthology; all the work is new and appears in print for the first time." With contributions, mostly of poetry but also prose & art, by Harley Elliot (front & back cover illustrations, reproductions of cover illustrations of previous issues); Jim Gustafson (from "The Hurt"); Robert Lax ("AR/GU/MEN/TA/TION"); Denise Levertov (three poems including "An Estrangement"); Dick Lourie (two poems including "Friends in Dreams," also an editor of the journal); Clive Matson (two poems including "Dream of Rebirth"); illustrations by Anne Mikolowski, the late artist, publisher & wife of Michigan poet-publisher Ken Mikolowski) & many more. A key issue in this collectible series. In very fine condition with only small, faint crease at upper right corner of front cover continuing decreasingly through first 20 or so page leaves; otherwise virtually mint inside & out. Very Fine. [Item #2392]

Price: $20.00