[Item #2759] Pressed Wafer 2, March 2001: Featuring a Tribute to Joe Brainard. Joe Brainard.

Pressed Wafer 2, March 2001: Featuring a Tribute to Joe Brainard

Boston, MA: Pressed Wafer, 2001. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the literary journal is mostly devoted to a special section entitled "Hello Joe: A Tribute to Joe Brainard." With poetry, memoirs, artworks & photographs by & about Brainard (1942-1994), the iconoclastic poet/artist somewhat associated with the New York School but truly a category onto himself. Contributors include Anselm Berrigan, son of canonical poet Ted Berrigan; Sandy Berrigan, Ted's first wife; prolific poet & biographer Tom Clark; Kenward Elmslie, Brainard's longtime associate & collaborator as well as a noted poet-artist in his own right; acclaimed poet Eileen Myles; fellow New York School poet & Brainard contemporary Ron Padgett; Beat-&-Beyond icon Anne Waldman; prolific writer & Waldman collaborator Lewis Warsh & many others who knew, worked with & loved Brainard. An essential collectible for the Brainard devotee. In very fine condition with only a few short, very faint creases at & near lower left corner of back cover decreasingly extending into lower corners of last two page leaves; otherwise virtually mint inside & out. Very Fine. [Item #2759]

Price: $25.00

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