Providence, Rhode Island: Burning Deck, 1978. First Edition. Oblong chapbook : 20pp : mustard card covers : dust wrapper in matching mustard card, letterpress printed in blue and red.
Light soiling to upper wrap. Near fine. Item #3505
"Phil [Demise] Smith is an editor, poet, writer, musician, artist, and teacher. As poet and editor of Gegenschein Press (recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant), he has been published in numerous magazines and books including “What I Don’t Know For Sure” (Burning Deck) and “Periods: Selected Writings 1972-1987” (Gegenschein). He has given numerous poetry readings in the U.S. and Europe. As a musician, Smith was part of the New Wave/Punk Scene in NYC, fronting two bands (The N.DoDo Band and Didus and the Fabulous Mascarenes). From 1976-78, he produced over fifty shows of music, poetry, art and dance, at his iconic NYC performance loft: The Gegenschein Vaudeville Placenter." (Poets&Writers online).