Wormwood Review

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The Wormwood Review was a literary magazine published from Fall 1959 to April 1999. Alan Kaufman considered the magazine to be "the greatest little magazine of all time."[1]

History and profile[edit]

The Wormwood Review was first published in Fall 1959 in Mt. Hope, Connecticut.[2] The founding editors were Alexander (Sandy) Taylor, James Scully, and Morton Felix.[2][3] It was also edited and published by Marvin Malone.[2] Later, the magazine moved to Stockton, California.[2] Poets published by the magazine included Charles Bukowski,[4] Gregory Corso, e.e. cummings, James Dickey, Jack Micheline, Peter Orlovsky, and William Wantling.[1]

The magazine organized the annual Wormwood Award.[1] The last issue of the Wormwood Review was published in April 1999.[2]

Notable contributors[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Alan Kaufman (1999). The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Basic Books. p. 417. ISBN 1-56025-227-8. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Marvin Malone. "A Brief History of the Wormwood Review". Wormwood Review. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Morton N. Felix (2 June 2010). Redemptive Angel. AuthorHouse. p. 225. ISBN 978-1-4520-1614-6. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Abel Debritto (26 September 2013). Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground: From Obscurity to Literary Icon. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 112. ISBN 978-1-137-34355-0. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 

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