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Black Sun Books


Historical note

Black Sun was a small, avant-garde literary magazine published in Brooklyn, New York from 1965-1969. It was edited by Harvey Tucker who at the time was also active writing and publishing poetry. Since 1969, Tucker and his wife, Linda, have run Black Sun Books (157 East 57th, NY), dealing in rare books and manuscripts. Contributors to Black Sun included Diane Wakoski, Ben Hiatt, Richard Morris, Barbara Holland, David Antin, Elizabeth Ritchie, Alice Ransom, Hugh Fox, and Duane Locke, among many others.

Source: Black Sun Archive; MSS 006; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.

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