First Intensity: A Magazine of New Writing, #3- Summer 1994. Diane di Prima.
First Intensity: A Magazine of New Writing, #3- Summer 1994
First Intensity: A Magazine of New Writing, #3- Summer 1994

First Intensity: A Magazine of New Writing, #3- Summer 1994

New York, NY: First Intensity Press, 1994. First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Diane di Prima at her contribution. This early number of the literary journal features a poem, "Pantoum for Sheppard," by Diane di Prima, among the foremost original female members of the Beat Generation. di Prima has hand-signed her name at an upward angle below, above & slightly overlapping her printed name on upper right of page (53). Also contributions by Lucia Berlin (the short story "Romance"); acclaimed Michigan poet Clayton Eshleman (the prose-poem "So Be It"); Robert Kelly (two poems including "Variations on an Alien Cosmology"); the legendary writer/publisher Charles Plymell (the prose-poem "From Ancient Lands (Vernal Equinox Dream- Washington, D.C. 1984)") & many others. Edited by Lee Chapman. With front cover & interior artworks by Jenny Scobel. A rich literary compilation, & a very rare di Prima collectible. In fine condition with only moderate wear & small bumps to edges & corners of front, back cover & spine; faint crease at lower right corner of front cover. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at upper & lower corners of some page leaves. Fine. [Item #2421]

Price: $45.00