Conjunctions: 14. Kathy Acker, Catherine Bush, Robert Creeley, Barbara Guest, Clegg Guttman, Gary Indiana, Robert Kelly, Jamaica Kincaid, Brice Marden, Salman rushdie, Peter Straub.

Conjunctions: 14

ISBN: 0020352905
New York, NY: Bard College/Collier Books & Macmillan Publishing Company, 1989. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. This number of the prestigious literary journal features an interview of Salman Rushdie conducted by Catherine Bush, after the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses & shortly before the notorious "fatwa" death threat issued against him by Ayatollah Khomeini. Also the short story including two poems, "The Beginning of the Life of Rimbaud," by the late experimental author & William S. Burroughs acolyte Kathy Acker; four short poems written in Helsinki, Finland by the great Black Mountain-Beat generation poet Robert Creeley; three poems including "Geese Blood" by Barbara Guest; the short story "Dreams Involving Water" by Gary Indiana; a short prose piece, "Carville," by the poet Robert Kelly; the short story "Ovando" by Jamaica Kincaid; an excerpt from the then-about to be published novella Mrs. God by horror genre master Peter Straub, & much more. With front cover artwork by Brice Marden; a portfolio of photographs with commentary by Clegg & Guttman; brief notes on contributors; contemporary ads, etc. A rich & eclectic issue in this collectible series. In very fine condition with only a tiny bit of scuffing at right blank margin near lower right corner of front cover; a few tiny bumps & small faint creases at edges & corners of same; a few small scuffs at lower right corner of inside front cover & at edges of text block. Interior very fine. Very Fine. [Item #2493]

Price: $25.00