Gargoyle #42 Cover

cover art (computer manipulated graphic) by Robert Alder
publication date 6/18/1999
175 pages, $10.00

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Bleddyn Butcher - David McComb 1962-1999

John Mnihan - Bacon, Beckett and Burroughs

Claudia Turske - The Recipe for That Night

Mark Wallce - Hurry Up Please: Time and Destruction in the Fiction of Paul Bowles

and William Burroughs

Kathleen Warnock - Rock and Roll Roadtrip

Rayne Arroyo - Why I Hate Pittsburgh #1

Come Back, Blue Jay

Jennifer Badman - The Boyfriend Poem

Pal Hidasi Berlioz - If She Would Stand

Nicole Blackman - Fifteen She Learns

Dermot Bolger - Beechwood

Margaret Bonfiglioli - Narcissus

John Calder - Seduction

Billy Childish - sex crimes of the future

Don Mee Choi - At Saint Matthew’s Cathedral

Lana Citron - Eternal Optimist

100% Love

J. Wesley Clark - With Sheila, in the Mudbaths

John Cooper Clarke - Martin Newell: The hardest Working man in Showbusiness

Tim Cumming - Days

Joe Cushnan - To Trust a Lover

Andrew Darlington - Act of Gross Indecency/Cottaging in Thornes Park

Barbara DeCesare - Honeymoon

Love Letter to the Unabomber

Buck Downs - In Memory D Thompson

Cathy Eisenhower - Jane Talks Dirty to Herself

Lucy English - Right Now

Duncan Fallowell - Rainbow Party: Fuschia’s Song from Gormenghast

Lorca Getty - Sum of Its Parts

Stephen Gibson - Last Blues

Selena ‘Saliva’ Godden - Butter Drag Lady

Saliva Gloopy


John Hegley - The Dog Runs

Jared Hendrickson - that compressed feeling again

Veda Hille - Conversation with the Dead

Joolz - Snapshot



The Sea (Polezeath)

Daniel Kane - The Poet’s Job Remains

Parm Kaur - Prayer


Shamshad Khan - On Understanding Our Dragons

Bill Knott - A Comic Look at Damocles

Poem for Georg Trakl

Lisa Kosow - The Weaving

M. L. Liebler - Rereading America

Marcia Lipson - The Search

Richard Littler - A Letter from My father

Just Another Sunday Couple

Paul Lyalls - Byronic Soul

Aoife Mannix - Swimming at Night


Ian McBryde - Arsonist

E. Ethelbert Miller - Morning Buddhism

Martin Newell - The Weather Back-cast

John Cooper Clarke

Mel Nichols - Giallo

Charles O’Hay - A Brisf History of Redemption

Gerry Gomez Pearlberg - Predictions

d.j. renegade - In E Sharp

Silent Night

Roger Robinson - His Thirteth year

Anne Rouse - From His Coy Mistress

from The Good Weekend (Friday)

Rebecca Sabin - The Facts of Life

john siddique - when i saw you from the sky

fiftyfirstsecond the heaviest hush

Labi Siffre - Requieum

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Neil Sparkes - portrait of a city dweller

like falling in love


count your blessings

Alan Spears - Woman in a Red Dress-Escalator Down!

Taking Her Photograph Down

Working on My Jealousy Issues

Carolyn Stoloff - Fashioning A Widow

Adrienne Su - Childhood Pets

Why I Can’t Become a Buddhist

Peter Tatlin - Light

Lori Tsang - Winged Communion

Michael Waters - Voronet Blue


Patience Agabi - There Came a Big Spider

Joe Ambrose - Algeciras

Steve Aylett - If Armstrong Was Interesting

Claire Bennett - The Ex-Wife’s Tale

Rich Ferguson - Smoking Joey

Christopher Fowler - Normal Life

Hugh Fox - The Giant Christmas Oyster

Richard Hell - Boy Meets Death, Boy Falls in Love

Maxim Jakubowski - The Room, After She Left

Rik Lander - If You Try To Stop Me

L.A. Lantz - Family History

J.C. Lictner - In the Service of Others

Debra Marquart - The Many Short Teeth of the Many Long Zippers

Joe Martin - from Parabola: Tales of the Wise and the Idiots

Martin Millar - Musicians

Rebecca Motil - Matchsticks

Lee Nelson - The Wrong Room

Deborah Pintonelli - from Some Heart

Nani Power- Rimbaud’s head

Paulette Roberts - Sustenance

Roger Robinson - Tree

David Rose - Ming

Joanne Sobieck -Lingg - Remember the Horse Girls?

Gladys Swan - The Bath Tub

Royston Swarbrooke - Penis Envy

Andrea Tetrick - Jimmi Veneer

Michael Wilding - Market Forces

Jim Williamson - Pitch Pipe

Bleddyn Butcher - 3 photos

Tuli Kupferberg - cartoon

John Minihan - 4 photos

Nick Strangeway - Cool Britannia? 6 photos

Derek Ridgers - 3 photos

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