|STRANGE FAECES MAGAZINE
-- a magazine of experimental poetry, fiction and art, published by
Opal Louis Nations from 1970-1975:
#1. Issue devoted to "The Best Seller, a Synposis" by John
Sladek. Collage cover by Opal Nations. London, 1970. Mimeo.
Wire stitched. 25 pp. 6 1/2" x 8".
#2. Works by: Vito Acconci, Allen Fisher, John Giorno, Marilyn
Hacker, Opal Nations & others. Cover by Beatrice Livea Kuriger.
London, 1971. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 32 pp. 8" x 13".
#3. "The Ron Padgett Issue" - poems by R.P. Cover by Joe
Brainard. London, 1971. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 40 pp. 8" x 13".
Limited edition of 250 copies.
#4. Works by: Douglas Blazek, Bob Cobbing, Clark Coolidge,
Tom Disch, Allen Fisher, Paul Gogarty, Opal Nations, Jeff Nuttall,
John Giorno. Collage cover by Opal Nations. London, 1971.
Mimeo. Wire stitched. 44 pp. 8" x 13".
#5. "Goodies from Anne Waldman". Issue edited by A.W. Back
cover by Joe Brainard. Works by: Fagin, Brownstein, Giorno,
Berkson, Warsh, Berrigan, Schiff, Mayer, Gilfillan, Padgett &
Waldman. London, 1971. Mimeo. Wire stiched, 44 pp. 8" x 13".
#6. "The Larry Fagin Issue". Poems & collaborations by L.F. with
Brownstein, John Clark, Tom Clark, Padgett, Coolidge, Berkson,
Veitch. Front & back cover drawings by Glen Baxter. London,
1971. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 40 pp. 8" x 13". Limited edition of
#7. Works by: Glen Baxter, Allen Fisher, Maureen Owen, Lewis
Warsh, Tuli Kupferberg, Andrei Codrescu, Tony Towle, Tom
Veitch, Larry Eigner, Keith Abbott & others. Cover by Bill
Berkson. London, 1972. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 44 pp. 8" x 13".
#8. Edited by Allen Fisher. Works by: Jeff Nuttall, Allen Fisher,
Opal Nations, Doug Laing, Richard Miller, Ed Sanders, Charles
Plymell, Claude Pelieu, and others. London, 1972. Mimeo &
offset. 75 pp. 8 1/2" x 11 3 3/4"
#9. Edited by Opal Nations, printed & published by Keith Abbott.
Works by: Carl Weissner, Aram Saroyan, Glen Baxter, Robin
Crozier, Paul Gogarty, Opal Nations, Pierre Joris & others.
Monterey, Calif., 1972. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 40 pp. 8 1/2" x 11".
#10. Edited by Andrei Codrescu & printed & published by him.
Works by: Lewis MacAdams, Harold Norse, Tom Veitch, Opal
Nations, Nanos Valaoritis, Andrei Codrescu, Claude Pelieu, Ted
Berrigan, Gerard Malanga, Alice Notley, Wm. Talcott, Ron
Sukenick & others. Interview with Phil Whalen. Covers by Nanos
Valaoritis. San Francisco, 1972. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 113 pp. 8
1/2C x 11.”
#10A. Edited by Allen Fisher & Dick Miller, Works by: Wolf
Vostell, Felipe Ehrenberg, Dieter Rot, Allen Fisher, Thomas A.
Clark, Glen Baxter, Dick Miller and others. London, 1972. Mimeo
w/offset covers. 57 pp. Bound with nut and bolt. 8 1/2" x 11 3/4".
#10B. Edited by Allen Fisher & Dick Miller. Works by: Stefan
Themerson, Eric Mottram, Allen Fisher, Richard Miller, John
Sladek, Opal Nations, Lee Harwood, David Mayor, Mary Beach,
Tom Disch, Claude Pelieu, Bob Cobbing and others. Cover: Jane
Suren. London, 1974. Mimeo and offset. 88 pp. Perfect bound. 8
1/2" x 11 3/4"
#11. "The Fifth Season" by Pierre Joris. London, 1972. Mimeo
w/offset covers. 22 pp. 8 1/2" x 11 3/4". Limited edition of 200
#12/13 (Double Issue). Works by: Anthony Gnazzo, Tom Veitch,
Pat Nolan,Pat Tavenner, Opal Nations, Mike Sowl, Michael Lally,
Ron Silliman and others. Front & back covers by Ben Vautier.
London, 1973. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 57 pp. 8” x 13”. Bound with
"Acco grip". Limited edition of 100 copies.
# 14. (N/A)
#15. Works by: George Bowering, Nanos Valaoritis, Norman
Mustill, Opal Nations, Ray Johnson, Irene Dogmatic, Britton
Wilkie, Jack Hirschman, Kathy Acker, Tom Veitch, Cecil
Hellman, Bernadette Mayer and many others. + Arthur Craven (in
translation). Dust jacket and covers by Opal Nations. San
Francisco, 1974. Offset. 134 pp. Wire stitched. 8 ½ x 11”
#16. "Etrange Faeces". Special French to English translations
issue, edited by Tony Montague & Opal Nations. Front & back
covers by Erro. Works by: Jarry, Apollinaire, Radiguet, Tzara,
Peret, Soupault, Arp, Eluard, Desnos, Cesaire, Michaux, Artaud,
Aragon, Jacob, Char, Breton, Prevert, Ponge and others.
Vancouver, B.C., 1974. Offset. 120 pp. Wire stitched. 5 1/2" x 8
1/2". Limited edition of 500 copies.
#17. Special Canadian Issue of experimental fiction & graphics.
Works by: Toby MacLennan, Michael Morris, Vincent Trasov
(Mr. Peanut), Avron Hoffman, Robert Amos, Glen Lewis, Crad
Kilodney, Opal Nations, Barry Chamish, AA Bronson, ASA
Harrison, David Young, Victor Coleman and others. Front cover
by Eric Metcalfe & Barbara Shapiro. Back cover by Barbara
Astman. Vancouver, B.C., 1975. Offset. Wire stitched. 61 pp. 8 ½"
X 14". Limited edition of 500 copies.
#18. "Endangered Faeces" Issue. Works by: Francis Ponge (in
translation) Bruce Hutchinson, Mike Sowl, Louis Postel, Anna
Banana, Maxine Chernoff, Kathy Acker, Keith Abbott, Irene
Dogmatic, Nanos Valaoritis, J.M. Bennett, David Rosenberg,
Irving Stettner & others. Front & back covers by: Gaetano Pompa.
Vancouver, B.C., 1975. Offset. Wire stitched. 82 pp. 8 1/2" x 11".
Limited edition of 300 copies.
#20. Edited by Opal and Ellen Nations. Works by: Derek Pell,
William Harrold, Ken Brown, Lisa Crafts, M. Kasper, Harrison
Fisher, Dennis Hlynsky, Peter Payack, Opal Nations & others plus
translations from the French of Alain Roussel, Joyce Mansour,
Alain Jouffroy, Gisele Prassinos, Max Ernst, Villiers de L’Isle-
Adam, J.J. Grandville & others. Front cover by Lisa Crafts. Back
cover by Ken Brown. Cambridge, MA, 1980. Offset. Wire stitched.
75 pp. 8 ½” x 11”. Limited edition of 500 copies.
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STRANGE FAECES PUBLICATIONS (in addition to books by
Darjeeling Tea. Poems by Dick Paterson & Lee Larcomb.
London, 1972. Mimeo w/offset covers. Wire stitched. 10 pp. 5 3/4"
x 8 1/4". Limited edition of 200 copies.
By Airmail. Poems by Victor Bockris & Aram Saroyan.
London, 1972. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 21 pp. 8" x 10". Limited
edition of 125 copies, 25 of which are signed.
Wittgenstein’s Tractatcus . Poems by Paul Gogarty.
London, 1972. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 20 pp. 8" x 13".
Blue Suede Shoes # 11. (Magazine). Edited by Keith Abbott.
Works by: Michael Sowl, Ray DiPalma, Anselm Hollo, Pat Nolan,
Keith Abbott, Larry Fagin, Tom Clark, Anne Waldman and
others. Front cover & illustrations by Opal Nations.
London, 1972. Mimeo. Wire stitched. 38 pp. 8 1/4" x 11 3/4".
Limited edition of 200 copies.
Prosyncel. Allen Fisher. ("A blueprint for a Retrospective
Vancouver, B.C. 1975. Offset. Wire stitched. 68 pp. 8 1/2" x 11".
Limited edition of 500 copies.