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Carl Larsen – Periodicals Edited and Published

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SECTION E:
This index includes periodicals edited and published by Carl Larsen


1. EXISTARIA, Nos. 1-7
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, 1956-1957

2. RONGWRONG, Nos. 1-4
New York: 7 Poets Press, 1960-1962

3. BRAND X, Nos. 1-12
New York: 7 Poets Press, 1962


1. EXISTARIA

a. EXISTARIA, No. 1, edited by Claudia Archuletta, James Singer, Virginia Winderman, Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, Summer 1956
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 22 pages.

Contributors: Michel Edouard, Lachlan McDonald, James Boyer May, Dorothy Dalton, Edward V. Craddock, Leslie Woolf Hedley, Fred Cogswell,  E.E. Walters, Robert L. Peters, George Donmain, Lilith Lorraine, Richard Ashman, E. Wilber Stevens, Ron Smith, John Fury, Helen Harrington.

b. EXISTARIA, No. 2, edited by Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, (c. 1956-1957)
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 18 pages.

Contributors: Jean Arsenault, Judson Crews, David Ray, Alden A. Nowlan, Richard Dwyer, Henry Lawrence Moscovitch, William J. Noble, Charles Shaw, Helen Gee Woods.

c. EXISTARIA, No. 3, edited by Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, (c. 1956-1957)
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 18 pages.

Contributors: James Boyer May, Jean Arsenault, Alan Donovan, John Weyland, David Cornel Dejong, Judson Crews, Richard Schade, Robert Vaughn, Emilie Glen, W. Arthur Boggs, Ritchie Darling, Miriam Jans, William J. Noble, Henry Lawrence Moscovitch, Clarence Major.

d. EXISTARIA, No. 4, edited by Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, (c. 1956-1957)
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 18 pages.

Contributors: Robert Vaughn, Maurice Tasnier, H. Ristau, James M. Singer Jr., Jed Garrick, Edwin Thomason, Clarence Major, Leon Rooke, K.P.A. Taylor, Alfred Leland Taylor, Genevieve K. Stephens, O.W. Crane, Elinor Henry Brown, Ben Tibbs.

e. EXISTARIA, No. 5, edited by Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, (c. 1956-1957)
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 18 pages.

Contributors: O.W. Crane, Genevieve K. Stephens, K.L. Beaudoin, Robert Spiess, James M. Singer Jr., Ben Tibbs, Forrest Anderson, Rockwell B. Schaefer, Vicente Huidobro, William J. Noble, Robert Vaughan, George Lindsey, Edwin Thomason.

f. EXISTARIA, No. 6, edited by Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, July-August 1957
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 22 pages.

Contributors: Melvin Howard, George Ellenbogen, Jean Arsenault, Gilbert Sorrentino, Charles Shaw, Alden A. Nowlan, Curtis Zahn, John Richardson, H. Ristau, Louis Newman, Colin Gibson, Emilie Glen, Zack Walsh, John Lachs.

g. EXISTARIA, No. 7, edited by Carl Larsen
Hermosa Beach: Existaria, September-October 1957
First edition, saddle-stapled in printed wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.5″, 16 pages.

Contributors: O.W. Crane, Jed Garrick, Charles Bukowski, Rozana Webb, Joseph Martinek, Cerise Farallon, Fred Cogswell, E.W. Northnagel, Claudia Archuletta, Clarence Major, Apollinaire, John Charles Chadwick, Richard Brautigan, Rockwell B. Schaefer, Judson Crews.


2. RONGWRONG

a. RONGWRONG, No. 1, edited by Carl Larsen, James Singer, O.W. Crane, and Harland Ristau
New York: 7 Poets Press, (1960)
First edition, saddle-stapled in illustrated wrappers, 6″ x 9.25″, 20 pages.

Contributors: Charles Bukowski, John Beecher, David Cohen, Harland Ristau, James Singer, Don Solbeck, Tracy Thompson, Emilie Glen, Judith Schechtman, Rozana Webb, L.R. Thomas, Charles Shaw

b. RONGWRONG, No. 2, edited by Carl Larsen, James Singer, O.W. Crane, and Harland Ristau
New York: 7 Poets Press, Summer 1961
First edition, side-stapled in illustrated wrappers, 8.5″ x 11″, 16 pages. Cover illustration by Harland Ristau.

Contributors: George Abbe, Harland Ristau, Langston Hughes, Walter Lowenfels, Lee Hays, Charles Bukowski, Will Inman, Robert Vaughan, Marvin Malone, George Hitchcock, David Cohen, Leonard Opalov, O.W. Crane, Frank Ankenbrand Jr., Ben Tibbs, Don Solbeck, John J. Crowell, David Kalugin, Rozana Webb, Marvin Bell, Sue Abbott Boyd.

c. RONGWRONG, No. 3, edited by David Cohen, O.W. Crane, Carl Larsen, Harland Ristau, and Rozana Webb
New York: 7 Poets Press, (1962)
First edition, side-stapled in illustrated wrappers, 8.5″ x 11″, 20 pages. Cover illustration by Joe Brainard.

Contributors: Rozana Webb, Walter Lowenfels, Ottone M. Riccio, Marvin Malone, George Thompson, Frank Ankenbrand Jr., Ronald Voigt, W. Arthur Boggs, Charles Farber, Louis Newmann, L.R.N. Ashley, Charles Shaw, Harland Ristau, Dolores Stewart, James Hargan, James Franklin Lewis, Robert L. Tyler, Sue Abbott Boyd, Ben Tibbs, Robert G. Wicks.

RONGWRONG, No. 4, edited by David Cohen, O.W. Crane, Carl Larsen, et al.
New York: 7 Poets Press, Fall 1962


3. BRAND X

a. BRAND X, No. 1, edited by Carl Larsen
New York: 7 Poets Press, January 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 5 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: George Hitchcock, Charles Bukowski, Dave Cohen, Robert L. Tyler, Marvin Bell, Carl Larsen.

b. BRAND X, No. 2, edited by Carl Larsen
New York: 7 Poets Press, February 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 8 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: David Kalugin, Tracy Thompson, Walter Lowenfels, Ben Tibbs, Rudolph Gadzo.

c. BRAND X, No. 3, edited by Carl Larsen
New York: 7 Poets Press, March 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 7 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Will Inman


d. BRAND X, No. 4, edited by David Cohen and Harland Ristau
New York: 7 Poets Press, April 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 6 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: James Murphy, Robert Burleigh, Dennis Schmitz, David Cohen, Stuart McCarrell, Harland Ristau

e. BRAND X, No. 5, edited by Carl Larsen
New York: 7 Poets Press, May 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 6 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Charles Bukowski, John J. Crowell, John W. Corrington, Charles Shaw, Emilie Glen, William Wroth, Walter Lowenfels, O.W. Crane.

f. BRAND X, No. 6, edited by Carl Larsen
New York: 7 Poets Press, June 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 6 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Ottone M. Riccio, Clarence Major, Marvin Malone, Ben Tibbs, James Franklin, Lewis, Alexander Taylor, Charles Podsen, Harland Ristau, Carl Larsen.

g. BRAND X, No. 7, edited by O.W. Crane
New York: 7 Poets Press, July 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 8 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Charles Shaw, Harland Ristau, Archie Rosenhouse, John Beecher, David Cohen, Carl Larsen, Tony Kiskorna, O.W. Crane.

h. BRAND X, No. 8, edited by Rozana Webb, Carl Larsen, O.W. Crane, Harland Ristau, David Cohen
New York: 7 Poets Press, August 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 7 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Rozana Webb, Carl Larsen, O.W. Crane, Harland Ristau, David Cohen.

i. BRAND X, No. 9, edited by Rozana Webb
New York: 7 Poets Press, September 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 12 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Sue Abbot Boyd, Glen Coffield, Irene Gramling, Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, Ben Hagglund, Estelle Trust, James Boyer May, Aaron Schmuller, William Tillson.

j. BRAND X, No. 10, edited by O.W. Crane
New York: 7 Poets Press, October 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 8 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: John Beecher, O.W. Crane, Carl Larsen, Harland Ristau, Rozana Webb, D.S. Krasniak.

k. BRAND X, No. 11, edited by Rozana Webb
New York: 7 Poets Press, November 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 9 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: A. Fredric Franklyn, Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, Jon Dacus, Sue Abbott Boyd, Jerry Miller, O.W. Crane, Aaron Schmuller.

l. THE DEWDROP [BRAND X, No. 12], edited by Carl Larsen
New York: 7 Poets Press, December 1962
First edition, corner-stapled printed sheets, 8.5″ x 11″, 6 pages printed recto only.

Contributors: Melba Williams Nelligan, Martin P. Cacks, Aerial Columbine, Rosa Flour Madder, Covina Jane Gatherwood, Elsa Scrod, Fred Applegate, Dorothy Sangster Drummond, Margaret Moodie, Sarah Figg Worthy.

Judson Crews: Books

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SECTION A:
This index includes books, chapbooks, and booklets


1. Crews, Judson. PSALMS FOR A LATE SEASON
New Orleans: Iconograph Press, 1942
First edition, 16 pages, 500 copies. After-word by Kenneth Lawrence Beaudoin. The author’s first book.

2. Crews, Judson. THE SOUTHERN TEMPER
Waco: Motive Bookshop, 1946
First edition, saddle-stapled wrappers in white dust jacket, 32 pages, 2000 copies. The author’s second book. An essay about the south, southern writers and the people of the South. According to Crews, “Most copies were destroyed or lost by being put out on a consignment basis.”

3. Crews, Judson. NO IS THE NIGHT
Waco: The Motive Bookshop, 1949
First edition, wrappers in printed dust jacket, 32 pages, 125 numbered copies, signed by the author. Hand-printed by Crews at the Wells Press in Taos.

4. Crews, Judson. A POET’S BREATH
Ranches of Taos: Motive Book Shop, 1950
First edition, saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 4.25” x 5.5”, 24 pages, 200 copies, offset printed.

5. Crews, Judson. COME CURSE TO THE MOON
(Taos): (Motive), (1951)
First edition, comb-bound printed boards, 6.75″ x 8.75″, 44 pages, 100 copies, letterpress and mimeograph printed.

6. Crews, Judson. THE ANATOMY OF PROSPERPINE
Ranches of Taos: Motive, 1955
First edition, comb-bound boards, 100 copies, mimeograph printed

7. Crews, Judson. THE WRATH WRENCHED SPLENDOR OF LOVE
Ranches of Taos: Motive, 1956
First edition, comb-bound boards, 100 copies.

8. Crews, Judson. THE HEART IN NAKED HUNGER
(Taos): (Motive ), (1958)
First edition, comb-bound printed boards, 5.5″ x 8″, 34 pages, letterpress printed.  The images used to illustrate the book appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

9.Crews, Judson. TO WED BENEATH THE SUN
(Taos): (Motive Book Shop), (1958)
First edition, comb-bound photo-illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 26 pages, 100 copies, letterpress printed. The images used to illustrate the book appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

10. Crews, Judson. THE FEEL OF SUN AND AIR UPON HER BODY
Eureka: Hearse Press, [1959]
First edition, comb-bound photo-illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 32 pages, 125 copies, letterpress and offset printed. Published as the 10th Hearse Chapbook. The images used to illustrate the book appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

11. Crews, Judson. THE OGRES WHO WERE HIS HENCHMEN
Eureka: Hearse Press, [1960]
First edition, comb-bound illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 34 pages, 125 numbered copies, offset printed. Cover illustration by Ben Tibbs. Published as the 12th Hearse Chapbook.

12.  Crews, Judson. INWADE TO BRINEY GARTH
Taos: Este Es Press, 1960
First edition, comb-bound printed boards, 5.5” x 8”, 32 pages, 200 copies, letterpress printed. Illustrations by Eric Gill.

13. Crews, Judson. A UNICORN WHEN NEEDS BE
Taos: Este Es Press, 1963
First edition, comb-bound illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 38 pages, 250 copies, offset printed. Cover by Ben Tibbs.

14. Crews, Judson. HERMES PAST THE HOUR
Taos: Este Es Press, 1963
First edition, comb-bound illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 40 pages, 250 copies, letterpress and offset printed. The images used to illustrate the book appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

15. Crews, Judson. SELECTED POEMS
Cleveland: Renegade Press, 1964
First edition, side-stapled printed wrappers, 4.75″ x 7″, 16 pages, 100 copies, letterpress printed. Block prints by Lester Czaban Jr. (T&H P-19)

16. Crews, Judson. YOU, MARK ANTHONY, NAVIGATOR UPON THE NILE
Taos: Este Es Press, 1964
First edition, comb-bound illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 62 pages, 350 numbered and signed copies. According to Crews only 350 copies, not 500 as planned, were completed, letterpress and offset printed. The images used to illustrate the book appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

17. Crews, Judson. ANGELS FALL THEY ARE TOWERS
Taos: Este Es Press, 1965
First edition, comb-bound illustrated boards, 5.5” x 8”, 40 pages, letterpress printed. The images used to illustrate the book appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

18. Crews, Judson. THE STONES OF KONARAK
Santa Fe: American Poet Press, 1966

19. Crews, Judson. NATIONS AND PEOPLES
Cherry Valley Editions, 1976

20. Crews, Judson. NOLO CONTENDERE
Houston: Wings Press, 1978

21.  Crews, Judson. THE NOOSE: A RETROSPECTIVE
Placitas: Duende/Tooth of Time Books, 1980

22. Crews, Judson. TO HELP YOU MAN
Ranches of Taos: Motive, 1981

23. Crews, Judson. THE CLOCK OF MOSS
Boise: Ahsahta Press, 1983

24. Crews, Judson. HICA OSIT
Albuquerque: Suck-Egg Mule, 1985

25. Crews, Judson. TO A DEAD VEHICLE
Albuquerque: Namaste, 1986

26. Crews, Judson. ACTIVITY TICKET
Pittsburgh: Harry Calhoun, 1985

27. Crews, Judson. AGAINST ALL WOUNDS
Parkdale: Trout Creek Press, 1987

28. Crews, Juson. GROSS MOTHER OF VERSE
Albuquerque: Suck-Egg Mule, 1988

29. Crews, Judson. TROJAN HORSES
San Francisco:Incendiary Publications, 1989

30. Crews, Judson. INCOGNITO
Long Beach: Guillotine Press, 1989

31. Crews, Judson. SYMBIOSIS
Chicago: Oyster Publications / New Romantics Publications, 1990

32. Crews, Judson. BLOOD DEVISABLE BY SAND
Las Cruces: Buzzard’s Roost, 1991

33. Crews, Judson. HENRY MILLER AND MY BIG SUR DAYS
El Paso: Vergin Press 1992

34. Crews, Judson. MANNEQUIN ANYMORE THAT
Albuquerque: Zerx Press, 1993

35. Judson Crews. THE BRAVE WILD COAST: A YEAR WITH HENRY MILLER
Los Angeles: Dumont Press, 1997

Anecdotal bibliographic notes are from a letter to Marvin Malone from Judson Crews in The Wormwood Review, Issue No. 19 (Storrs: Wormwood Review Press, 1965

Hearse Press Chapbooks

Hearse Press published 18 chapbooks from  1958 to 1970. According to Griffith, “When I first envisioned Hearse, I wanted to also do some chapbooks, but it was nearly a decade before that wish became a reality.”

1. Larsen, Carl. ARROWS OF LONGING
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1958

2. [Anthology]. NINE BY THREE
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1959

3. Orlovitz, Gil. THE PAPERS OF PROFESSOR BOLD
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1959

4. Mason, Mason Jordan. A LEGIONERE
Eureka: Hearse Press, [1959]

5. Bukowski, Charles. FLOWER, FIST AND BESTIAL WAIL
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1960
First edition, saddle-stapled illustrated wrappers, 5.5″ x 8.25″, 28 pages, (200 copies), offset printed, cover illustration by Ben Tibbs, edited by E.V. Griffith. The author’s first book. Published as Hearse Chapbooks 5. (Dorbin A1, Krumhansl 3)

6. Nowlan, Alden A. A DARKNESS IN THE EARTH
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1959

7. Mason, Mason Jordan. THE CONSTIPATED OWL
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1959

8. Eckman, Frederick. HOT & COLD RUNNING
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1960

9. DeJong, David Cornel. ELKS, MOOSES, LIONS, AND OTHER ESCAPES
Eureka: Hearse Press, [1963]

10. Crews, Judson. THE FEEL OF SUN & AIR UPON HER BODY
Eureka: Hearse Press, [1959]
First edition, comb-bound illustrated boards., 32 pages, 125  copies.  Published as Hearse Chapbook 10. Illustrated with photographs cut from magazines on both sides of covers, with title and author name letterpress printed in green on front, plus two similar leaves in text. The images appear to come from nudist, girly, travel, and other magazines. Each copy presumably is unique.

11. Mason, Mason Jordan. THE TWENTY-THIRD OF LOVE
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1964

12. Crews, Judson. THE OGRES WHO WERE HIS HENCHMEN
Eureka: Hearse Press, [1960]

13. Singer, James. GOD WITH A BIG O
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1960

14. Griffith, E.V. ANSWERS: EYE POEMS
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1960

15. Griffith, E.V. QUESTIONS: EYE POEMS
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1961

16. Atkins, Russell. OBJECTS
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1960

17. Griffith, E.V. THE FOXFIRES
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1963

18. Witt, Harold. WINESBURG BY THE SEA: A PREVIEW
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1970