MAIO

International Poetry Magazine.

[#16242]
Number 1 (all publ.). London, Alberto de Lacerda, 1973. Original printed wrappers (title in English on the front- and in Portuguese on the back-cover). Stapled (very light soilage to the spine, but otherwise very good). 8vo., 92 pp.
Founded and edited by the poet [Carlos] Alberto [Portugal Correia] de Lacerda (born Moçambique Island, 1928, died London 2007), with a subsidy from Boston University. All of the contents are originals and previously unpublished. There are texts in Portuguese, Spanish, French and English. Included are extracts from the novella Titânia by Mário Cesariny [first published in book form in 1977], with an illustration by Cruzeiro Seixas, poems by Octavio Paz, Júlio Pomar (the first published poem by this important Portuguese painter), Augusto de Campos, Luís Amorim de Sousa, Jorge Guillén, and Murilo Mendes. Also contributions by Anne Beresford, Ben Norwood, Celia Gilbert, Claude Royet–Journoud, David Steiling, David Wevill, Dominique Fourcade, and Ruth Lepson.