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''Sappho'' was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. in the 1940s.  It was a 8 1/2 by 11" mimeographed fanzine with an airbrushed colour cover. Four issues were released, with issue #2 appearing in August 1943 and issue #4 in 1944. ''Sappho'' was distributed through Vanguard Amateur Press Association. Six issues were released; a seventh issue was put together but never published.
 
''Sappho'' was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. in the 1940s.  It was a 8 1/2 by 11" mimeographed fanzine with an airbrushed colour cover. Four issues were released, with issue #2 appearing in August 1943 and issue #4 in 1944. ''Sappho'' was distributed through Vanguard Amateur Press Association. Six issues were released; a seventh issue was put together but never published.
  
Contributors included Shirley Chapper, Roderick Christian, Olivia Freeman, James Russell Gray, Arthur Kennedy, Fywert Kings, Jacques Malraux, Marilyn Marshall, Sandra Michel, and Graph Waldeyer.
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Contributors included Shirley Chapper, Roderick Christian, Corinne Ellsworth, Olivia Freeman, James Russell Gray, Arthur Kennedy, Fywert Kings, Jacques Malraux, Marilyn Marshall, Sandra Michel, and Graph Waldeyer.
  
Issue #4 included ''The Odes of Horace, Book III Ode IX'' translated by [[H. P. Lovecraft]]. On the actual contents page of the fanzine, it is credited to Robert Barlow ([[Leaves]]) and F. Towner Laney ([[The Acolyte]]).  
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Artwork was by Jack Fiedenbeck.
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Issue #4 included ''The Odes of Horace, Book III Ode IX'' translated by [[H. P. Lovecraft]] as "Theobald's Translation", and credited as "courtesy" R. H. Barlow ([[Leaves]]) and F. T. Laney ([[The Acolyte]]).  
  
 
In 1944, George Ebey also published his own book of science fiction and fantasy  poetry, called "Star Stung". Bill Watson also published the fanzine [[Diablerie]].  
 
In 1944, George Ebey also published his own book of science fiction and fantasy  poetry, called "Star Stung". Bill Watson also published the fanzine [[Diablerie]].  

Revision as of 11:41, 9 October 2011

Sappho Issue 4 1944

Sappho is a horror and science fiction poetry fanzine by Bill Watson and George Ebey.

Sappho was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. in the 1940s. It was a 8 1/2 by 11" mimeographed fanzine with an airbrushed colour cover. Four issues were released, with issue #2 appearing in August 1943 and issue #4 in 1944. Sappho was distributed through Vanguard Amateur Press Association. Six issues were released; a seventh issue was put together but never published.

Contributors included Shirley Chapper, Roderick Christian, Corinne Ellsworth, Olivia Freeman, James Russell Gray, Arthur Kennedy, Fywert Kings, Jacques Malraux, Marilyn Marshall, Sandra Michel, and Graph Waldeyer.

Artwork was by Jack Fiedenbeck.

Issue #4 included The Odes of Horace, Book III Ode IX translated by H. P. Lovecraft as "Theobald's Translation", and credited as "courtesy" R. H. Barlow (Leaves) and F. T. Laney (The Acolyte).

In 1944, George Ebey also published his own book of science fiction and fantasy poetry, called "Star Stung". Bill Watson also published the fanzine Diablerie.