THE ANGEL HAIR ANTHOLOGY edited by Anne Waldman and Lewis Warsh
... a masterpiece anthology.
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... destined to find a place in the upper echelon of groundbreaking and influential anthologies of post- war American poetry.
This anthology presents material selected from the collection of Angel Hair magazine and books edited by Anne Waldman and Lewis Warsh between 1966 and 1978. Included are substantial sections of writing (in some cases entire books) from an astonishing range of poets including Clark Coolidge, Alice Notley, Tom Clark, Bernadette Mayer, Robert Creeley, Joanne Kyger, Lorenzo Thomas, John Wieners, Joe Brainard, Ron Padgett and the editors to name just a few. The anthology is sup- plemented with short memoirs from about twenty writers. It also includes an annotated checklist by Steve Clay and Aaron Fischer that comprises a citation and pho- tograph of each of the approxi- mately eighty books, magazines, broadsides and catalogues issued by the Press. The editors each contribute introductions. “ I T ’ S 2 A . M . A T A N N E & L E W I S ’ S w h i c h i s w h e r e i t i s a t O n S t . M a r k ’ s P l a c e , h a s h a n d A n g e l H a i r s o n o u r m i n d s . . . ” from “80th Congress” by Ted Berrigan & Dick Gallup
ANNE WALDMAN, poet, professor, performer and cofounder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. Waldman is the author of over forty books, including Vow To Poetry: Essays, Interviews & Manifestos (Coffee House Press, 2001) Marriage: A Sentence (Penguin, 2000) Fast Speaking Woman (City Lights Books) and Iovis: All Is Full of Jove: Books I & II (Coffee House Press).
LEWIS WARSH is the author of over twenty-five books of poetry, fiction and autobiog- raphy, including The Origin of the World and Touch of the Whip. He is the publisher of United Artists Books and teaches at Long Island University in Brooklyn.
Poetry • 2001 • ISBN 1-887123-49-0 PB • $28.95 PB 1-887123-50-4 HB • $44.95 HB • 8" x 10" • 620 pp