Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1995. Paperback. Poetry chapbook, stapled, 20pp., soft illustrated covers. Fine. Item #459
A New Year's Greeting 1995. Black Sparrow Press was founded in 1966 by John Martin specifically to put out the works of Charles Bukowski and other avant garde authors. It is best known for publishing Bukowski, John Fante, Paul Bowles and many other artists now considered part of the contemporary alternative tradition. The new year's greetings each year contained a poem or poems by Bukowski and were issued in signed and limited editions as well as paperback trade edition. This is the trade paperback edition containing a surreal autobiographical tale written by Bukowski in 1956.
Provenance: from the library of poet and artist Billy Jones (1935 - 2012).