This is a rare UNREAD vintage and out of print First Edition copy of EROS IN BOYSTOWN, Contemporary Gay Poems About Sex was edited by Michael Lassell in 1996 and published and distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc. and Random House. 57 pages in length and measures a tiny pocket sized 4.5 x 0.5 x 6.25 inches. See photos for condition.
This unique collection of poetry by and about gay men explores both the landscape of twentieth-century (modern and contemporary) literary verse and the relationships among love, romance, and desire.
Eros in Boystown is highly erotic and sexy, the poets chosen for their willingness and ability to push poetry to its hottest limits.
In addition to lively new voices on the poetry scene, contributors include both living and posthumous masters of contemporary verse: W. H. Auden, Allen Gins-berg, Jean Cocteau, James Bald-win, and Thom Gunn, to name
Ian Young + W. H. Auden + Jaime Manrique
Gregory Woods + Rafael Campo + Jeffery Conway
Martin Humphries + Mark Bibbins
Chris Jones + Antler + Henri Cole
David Trinidad + Rudy Kikel + Gil Cuadros
Robert Glück + Jeremy Reed
Kenny Fries + Michael Lassell + Thom Gunn
Steve Anthony + Walta Borawski
Cyrus Cassells + Jean Cocteau
Allen Ginsberg + Cary Alan Johnson
Justin Chin + Harold Norse + Regie Cabico
John Giorno + Gavin Geoffrey Dillard
James Baldwin + Peter Daniels
Dennis Cooper + James Broughton
Due to recent delivery issues with the USPS I now ship all magazines, digests and paperback books via Priority Mail. $100 of insurance is included in this price. I’m selling my collection of vintage 1950-1980s gay pulp paperback novels, pictorial & hardcore magazines, physique photography, magazines, artwork & other LGBTQ ephemera.