Museum of American Poetics Exhibits

Publishers That Fought The Law & Lit Won

This exhibit salutes publishers and authors who went up against the courts of Intellectual Puritanism for literature that could have been censored, banned or lost. Also displayed are a few historic small press publishers and their publications.

  

    Grey Fox Press
Donald Allen:
Grey Fox Press
   
Yugen
Amiri Baraka
& Hettie Cohen:
Yugen/Totem Press
     
    c9
Ted Berrigan:
"C" Press Archives
 
Bombay Gin: The Early Days
Bombay Gin:
The Early Days
 
  Corpse
Andrei Codrescu:
Exquisite Corpse
  Ira Cohen: Bardo Matrix Publications
Ira Cohen:
Bardo Matrix Publications
   
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Jim Cohn:
Napalm Health Spa
     
    dave cope
David Cope:
Nada Press/Big Scream
 
Origin Press: Cid Corman
Cid Corman:
Origin Press
      Divers Press: Robert Creeley
Robert Creeley:
Divers Press
    City Lights
Laurence Ferlinghetti:
City Lights
 
Howl Trial
Allen Ginsberg's
Howl Trial
     
      Copper Canyon Press
Sam Hamill:
Copper Canyon Press
  Dave Haselwood: Auerhahn Press
Dave Haselwood:
Auerhahn Press
 
    Dick Higgins: Something Else Press
Dick Higgins:
Something Else Press
  Kulchur
Lita Hornick:
Kulchur
 
Alan Horvath: Kirpan Press
Alan Horvath:
Kirpan Press
 
  paris review
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan:
The Paris Review
  Coffee House Press
Allan Kornblum:
Coffee House Press
    New Directions
James Laughlin:
New Directions
  Renegade Press: D.A. Levy
D.A. Levy:
Renegade Press

James Russell Lowell:
The Pioneer:
a literary and critical magazine
   
  Black Sparrow Press
John Martin:
Black Sparrow Press
 
Tropic of Cancer Trial
Henry Miller's
Tropic of Cancer Trial
   
    Wild Flower
Shiv Mirabito:
Wildflowers: a Woodstock mountain poetry anthology
/Shivastan Publishing
  Osgood and Company
James R. Osgood:
Osgood and Company
 
Leaves of Grass censored
Osgood and Company:
Leaves of Grass censored
   
    friction
Randy Roark:
Friction Mag/Laocoon Press
 
  David Roskos
David Roskos:
Iniquity Press/Vendetta Books
   
      Grove Press
Barney Rosset:
Grove Press
  Fuck You Press
Ed Sanders:
Fuck You Press Archive
   
Ingrid Swanberg: Ghost Pony Press
Ingrid Swanberg:
Ghost Pony Press
     
    angel hair
Anne Waldman &
Lewis Warsh:
Angel Hair
 
  A.D. Winans: Second Coming Magazine and Press
A.D. Winans:
Second Coming Magazine and Press