The Fuck You Quote of the Week #2
Fuck You Press, New York, 1964. - 4to. (8 1/2 x 11 in.) Mimeograph, one leaf. Printed on recto. The Fuck You Quote of the Week was a weekly mimeograph publication that ran for only 3 weeks in 1964. This being the second, written on September 14th, by the poet John Ashbery recording his reaction to Ed Sanders' Toe-Queen Poems. The full text of Ashbery's remark is: "Well [sic], as you grow older, you find there s all kinds of Queens … Peach-Pit Queenns [sic]!" The quote by Ashbery was overheard at a party at Bill Berkson's on East 57th Street in New York celebrating Ashbery's upcoming return to France. The Fuck You / Quote of the Week broadsides are among the scarcest ephemera of the entire Fuck You Press. In Very Good condition with minor age toning along the edges and one small foxing mark, otherwise very clean and square.