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ARSHILE Magazine Records
MSS 0779  
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Description
Records of ARSHILE: A Magazine of the Arts, founded in 1993 by Mark Salerno. Published biannually in Los Angeles through 1999, it featured new work by established and emerging writers and artists.
Background
ARSHILE: A Magazine of the Arts was founded in 1993 by poet Mark Salerno in Los Angeles. The magazine's title references Arshile Gorky, a seminal figure in the New York School of painting. Published by 96 Tears Press and designed by the Ted Williams Design Group, it featured new work by both established and emerging writers in a variety of forms, including poetry, fiction, drama, essays, interviews and translations. Important contributors included Dore Ashton, Anselm, Edmund and Ted Berrigan, John Cage, Robert Creeley, Eileen Myles, Alice Notley, Carl Rakosi, Martha Ronk, Jerry Rothenberg, Paul Vangelisti, as well as poetry and translations by founder and editor Mark Salerno.
Extent
7.8 Linear feet (17 archives boxes, 1 flat box and 1 tube)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.