Conjunctions 12. Gregory Amenoff, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, Barbara Guest, John Hawkes, Ken Miller, Branford Morrow, William T. Vollman, David Foster Wallace, Paul West.

Conjunctions 12

ISBN: 0020352816
New York, NY: Bard College/Collier Books & Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988. First Softcover Printing. Softcover. This twelfth number of the prestigious literary journal features the short story "John Billy" by David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), which would shortly be published in his first story collection, Girl with Curious Hair. Also an essay, "Wisdom as Such: In Respect of Robert Duncan" by his fellow contemporary Robert Creeley; the poem "Ilex" by Barbara guest; interviews with novelists John Hawkes & Paul West, both conducted by Branford Morrow, chief editor of the journal; a lengthy article, "The White Knights," about neo-Nazi skinheads in San Francisco by William T. Vollman with photographs of its subjects by Ken Miller, & much more. With front cover artwork by Gregory Amenoff; further photos & illustrations; reviews; contemporary ads, etc. Another important issue in this collectible series, especially with this early appearance by Wallace. In very fine condition with only tiniest bumps at corners of back, front covers & spine; thin line of light rubbing at spine-edge of back cover; small, faint curving line of smudging at middle area of right edge of text block; otherwise virtually mint inside & out. Very Fine. [Item #2487]

Price: $25.00