File: "American Poetry Now"

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CQA5/1
  • Dates of Creation
      3 May 1961-3 Oct 1962
  • Physical Description
      103 pieces; 108 leaves .

Scope and Content

File relating to American Poetry Now, CQ Poetry Supplement No. 2 (1961), edited by Sylvia Plath. The supplement contained Plath's selection of the best poems by modern American writers. The file contains: Brian Cox's notes on poems to be included and contact details for reproduction requests; correspondence between Cox and Oxford University Press relating to the publication of the pamphlet; correspondence between Cox and various publishers relating to advertising space; correspondence between Cox and literary agents and publishers in America and Britain relating to copyright permission; copy letters from Cox to various American poets, sent to accompany complimentary copies of the supplement and to invite them to contribute to CQ; invoices and orders for the supply of the pamphlet; and estimates from Hull Printers Ltd.