The Some Collection contains manuscripts by poets such as Allen Ginsberg, David Ignatow, Bill Knott, Phillip Lopate, Audre Lorde, Gerard Malanga, Marge Piercy, Charles Simic, James Tate, and John Yau; business records including grant applications, financial information, mailing lists, artwork, and page layouts; the editors' various correspondence; and other miscellaneous items pertaining to the life of the magazine.
- Greenberg, Harry, 1950- (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material in English.
Terms of Access
The Some Collection, 1972-1981, is open for research.
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Poetry Collection before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
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The Some Collection contains manuscripts by poets such as Allen Ginsberg, David Ignatow, Bill Knott, Phillip Lopate, Audre Lorde, Gerard Malanga, Marge Piercy, Charles Simic, James Tate, and John Yau; business records, financial information, mailing lists, artwork, and page layouts; and the editors' correspondence.
Harry Greenberg, Alan Ziegler, Larry Robert Zirlin, and (for a time) Binnie Klein edited ten issues of Some between 1972 and 1981. Published at The Print Center in Brooklyn, New York, the magazine featured poetry, fiction, and interviews by writers such as David Ignatow, Joel Oppenheimer, James Tate, Robert Bly, Anne Waldman, Joe Brainard, and Rochelle Ratner. Issue 7/8 is the "Some Box," containing loose poems and pamphlets. Issues 9 and 10 are, respectively, a special issue on poetry readings and a "literary potpourri" entitled "Old Friends, New Friends." Along with Michael Andre and Erika Rothenberg, the editors also ran Release Press, which published books by writers including Jack Anderson, Bill Knott, and John Yau.
This collection is arranged in five series.
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Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
Finding aid prepared by Poetry Collection staff.
- Finding aid for the Some Collection
- Finding aid prepared by James Maynard and revised by Marie Elia.
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