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Post-Apollo Press records, 1979-2014.
BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 6; BANC MSS 2001/101 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 1; BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Post-Apollo Press records, 1979-2014

Creator/Contributor:

Post-Apollo Press, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Fattal, Simone, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Adnan, Etel, creator.

Abstract:

The Post-Apollo Press records include correspondence, administrative records, materials related to Etel Adnan, and project files. Correspondence is incoming and outgoing, personal and professional; correspondents include bookstores, distributors, other publishers, and writers. There are also some board minutes from the San Francisco Poetry Center. Original folder titles were retained, and most correspondence is sorted chronologically within folders. A few correspondents have their own files, but letters from them may appear in other folders. Administrative records are arranged roughly chronologically and include ads; address books; book reviews; catalogs; financial records; marketing, publicity and event files; and materials regarding the Women's Presses Library Project. There is an interview with Fattal and several folders of short stories she wrote in, or translated from, Arabic. Materials on Adnan relate to Sitt Marie Rose and other works, and include correspondence, financial records, publicity, interviews with and articles about her, invitations, materials about an homage to her, and project files. Project files on other authors are organized by book title and include manuscripts, correspondence, financial records, reviews, proofs, and galleys. Writers represented include Anne Marie Albiach, Marguerite Duras, Barbara Guest, Lyn Hejinian, Emmanuel Hocquard, Georgina Kleege, Joanne Kyger, Leslie Scalapino, Cole Swenson, Anne Waldman, and Rosemary Waldrop. There are also files related to Fattal's translation of a book on Rumi and Sufism. There is a small amount of material in Arabic and French.

Date:

1979 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Fattal, Simone
Adnan, Etel
Post-Apollo Press -- Archives
Small presses -- California
Publishers and publishing -- California
Women publishers -- California
Women poets
Feminist literature -- Publishing -- California
Publishers and publishing
Small presses
California

Note:

DIGITAL MATERIALS: UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Post-Apollo Press records, BANC MSS 2001/101 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Simone Fattal; 2001 and 2017.
Related collection: Etel Adnan papers (BANC MSS 2018/206)
The Post-Apollo Press was founded in Sausalito, California in 1982 by Syrian painter, sculptor, and translator Simone Fattal to publish the English translation of Sitt Marie Rose, her partner Etel Adnan's novel on the Lebanese civil war. The press specializes in poetry and experimental writing. Post-Apollo has published major American poets such as Adnan, Robert Grenier, Barbara Guest, Lyn Hejinian, and Leslie Scalapino, as well as renowned European poets and writers including Anne-Marie Albiach, Marguerite Duras, and Tom Raworth.
In English with some Arabic and French.

Type:

Poetry.
Photographs.
Poems.
Manuscripts for publication.
Archives.

Physical Description:

print
7 (5

Language:

English
Arabic
French

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 6
BANC MSS 2001/101 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 1
BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 2
BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 3
BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 4
BANC MSS 2001/101 c carton 5
BANC MSS 2001/101 c
BANC MSS 2001/101 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

DIGITAL MATERIALS: UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.