Io [Vol. one, first issue]

By: [Grossinger, Richard].

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available

8vo; decorative, stapled white wrappers; printed cover price .25; Special thanks given to Richard Grossinger who went on to edit what became a most influential literary magazine under his guidance.

The first issue was financed for $50.00 as a "rushing publication" for the Phi Alpha Psi fraternity. "Io is neither and intellectual poetry journal nor a collection of conventional scholarship. The actual test of the publication is very rough, with the appearance of workbook more than a finished project. The individual pieces are often drafts or working notes, and the overall appearance is dense and continuos . . . The work in a journal like Io can afford to be daffy, extravagant, brilliant, sloppy, in some melange or combination, because it has no authorities to serve, no elders except it's own magic." (Grossinger in History of Io, from The Little Magazine in America, Anderson and Kinzie, eds.)

Title: Io [Vol. one, first issue]

Author Name: [Grossinger, Richard].

Categories: Literature,

Edition: Original issue

Publisher: Amherst, MA, [Phi Alpha Psi Society]: [1965]

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Light soil to white wraps; thumb sized area of minor foxing on corner of cover; very good or better condition

Seller ID: 1033

Keywords: Poetry Little Magazines