Fish Drum

FISH DRUM Magazine, founded in 1988 by Robert Winson (1959-1995), now edited by Suzi Winson, is a literary review that appears on the horizon in perfect-bound book form as the ultimate beach read for Bodhisattvas. FISH DRUM has a soft spot for schmoozy, emotional, imagistic stuff... also literate, personal material that sings and surprises...a place to discover zen oddities, carnivores, assorted larvae, immolation craters and wayward dragons. FISH DRUM has published works by Philip Whalen, Joy Harjo, Arthur Sze, Nathaniel Tarn, Alice Notley, John Brandi, Steve Richmond, Jessica Hagedorn, Leo Romero, Anne Valley-Fox, Judith Barry, Thomas Zummer, and Miriam Sagan.

Directions: Read. Think. Read some more. Chuckle. Ponder. Drop your Fish Drum in the bathtub. Buy another one. Order 12 as party favors. Recite several Fish Drum poems on public transportation in your best monotone. Notice how inexpensive poetry is.

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FISH DRUM, P.O. Box 966, Murray Hill Station, NY NY 10156.



A subscription to Fish Drum is $24 for four single issues.

Fish Drum #18/19, Continuous Flame: A Tribute to Philip Whalen is out now

Fish Drum #17 is out March 2003. Send $6 for this long issue to Fish Drum, Inc. It's only about 4 cents a page.

Fish Drum #18/19 will be an hommage to Philip Whalen.

Michael Rothenberg's The Paris Journals (October 2000) is available through Fish Drum, Inc., for $11.

Fish Drum Inc., is publishing a graphic novel, "Brain Dead Dog" by Thomas Zummer. It's due out one of these days. Fish Drum #16 is out January 2001.



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--The New Mexican
"A good chew"
--Taos News
"Built for the long haul"
--General Motors
"For me it was so tasty"
--Julia Child
"The fishies seem to like it"



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