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Shig’s Review 1- 20

 
 

Date (if any)




1960, Adler Press


The original was printed and bound. When Shig revived the review in 1983 he produced a second photocopy version.










1960, Adler Press


Again there are two versions: the original printed one and the 1983 xeroxed zine version.













1969, City Lights


There are printed and zine versions. There are no poems in #3; instead we find a photo of Shig cropped in various ways.










2/26/84









February, 1984







10/84




















1983


















1984





1985










7th Dec 85






1985






3 Oct. 1983














November, 1984







Autumn, 1985

Contents




Poetry:

Leonard Dritz

Marvin Friedman

Nicole Friedman

Phil Leider

Bill Margolis

Sadie Monsanto

Richard Sherman

Richard McBride

Sean McBride

Virginia Christianson

Vincent McHugh


Editor:

Shigeyoshi Murao



Poetry:

C.H. Kwock & Vincent McHugh

Sadie Monsanto

Louis Embree

Morton Grinker


Three Young Poets:

Melville Abbett

Daniel Moore

Ralph Costa


Drawings:

John Saccaro


Editor:

Shigeyoshi Murao



Poetry:

Shigeyoshi Murao & Shige

Yoshi Murao

Shige

Yoshi Murao Shigi

Yoshi Murao


Three Young Poets:

Murao Shigeyoshi

Murao Shige

Yoshi


Photos:

Shigeyoshi Murao



8 1/2 x 11, 9 pages.

“How I, Shig Murao, Rejected My Avant-Garde Childhood.”

“26 Views of Coit Tower”

“Atlantis”

“The Search”

“Light a String of Firecrackers”



81/2 x 11, 11 pages.

Photos of Kaye McDonough, Shig & Allen, North Beach street scene; letter to Green from Jack Gilbert; letter from Green to Shig re “proof for Shig’s Review #5.”



8 1/2 x 11, 6 pages.

Three photos of Snig, areal view of North Beach, Ginsberg,  and what looks to be a photo of a forest floor with leaves and rocks.



8 1/2 x 11, 15 pages.

Cover photo of three Japanese boys with shakuhachis; the words “my father” are typed next to the photo, with an arrow pointing to one of the boys.


The letter Ginsberg, Masayuki Koga, and Peter Orlovsky wrote to Shig from Boulder after a June 18, 1978, performance Koga gave there.


Copies of brochures on Masayuki Koga and the Japanese Music Institute of America.



8 1/2x 11, 5 pages.

Several photos of unidentified people.




8 1/2 x 11, 10 pages.









8 1/2 x 14, 4 pages.

Four photo collages made from photos of Shig



8 1/2 x 14, 7 pages.

Photos of Ginsberg; four poetry reading flyers announcing Ginsberg readings.



8 1/2 x 14, 3 pages.

Cover photo of Shig by Ginsberg; three snapshots of Ginsberg; Feb. 4, 1985, Time magazine article on Ginsberg; comp ticket to reading by Ginsberg and Diane di Prima.


8 1/2 x 14 sheet with accordion fold




8 1/2 x 11, 6 pages.

“Performance poem” to be read by ten performers.




8 1/2 x 11, 6 pages.

Photos of Ginsberg, Shig, Gregory Corso, Mark Green (by Ginsberg), and others.




8 1/2 x 11, 7 pages.

Signed Ginsberg photos of Jack Micheline; Dick McBride, Shig, and Micheline; Shig and McBride; Shig and Micheline; John Murao; and “Shig Murao at home in his Hamburg Hat, Mid March 1985.”



8 1/2 x 11, 11 pages.

Handwritten text thanking Shig, Green’s sister Sally, and others for understanding him; several photos with hand written notes.



8 1/2 x 11, 7 pages.

Two to four photos per page.






8 1/2 x 11, 5 pages.

Photos of Duncan, Ginsberg, and Shig.




8 1/2 x ll, 7 pages.

Photos of Toki’s Fountain and the couple who owned it; John Murao text describing the store and its setting.





Issues 21 - 40

Issues 41 - 60

Issues 61 - 86

Unnumbered Issues

Shig’s Review Sampler

Number, title, or other identifying copy




#1: Shig’s Review 1

















#2: Shig’s Review 2


















#3: Shig’s Review 3
















#4: poems by Tony Dingman









#5: North Beach  Photos: by Mark Louis Green

       Mostly Kaye McDonough issue






#6: Xerox Copies of Photos

      Carol Davis




#7: my father















#8: Photos of the Spaghetti Factory

      To Shig from Jean Carlisle




#9: Woodblock Prints

       Xerox Copies

       Mary Boyd Ellis



#10: Missing




#11: Photo-Collages




#12: Pictures by John Murao





#13: Shig Murao at Trieste October 1984

         Allen Ginsberg





#13: THE DON SHERWOOD ISSUE

         Poems by Tony Dingman



#14: Your Wazu Klobber’d Lenny at the Carmel Karma

        Fair

        by Thomas Head Caputo




#15: SCRAPS

         Discarded Pix Given to Shig by Mark Green

         Ha!




#16: 2 are for Jack Micheline

        (Cover sheet is a copy of a letter Ginsberg sent Shig

         with the photos reproduced in the issue.)






#17: Photos by Mark Louis Green on the Approach of his

        53rd Birthday, Columbus Day





#18: Fred Kuh’s Apt.

        by J Zugai (Kuh, who died in 1987, owned the

        Spaghetti Factory in North Beach.)





#19: Robert Duncan’s House

        Pictures by John [Murao]





#20: Up at San Juan

        Sierra Foothills

        Pictures by John [Murao]