First piece of writing Bukowski ever published - Letter to 'The Cubby Hole' 1940 (1 Viewer)

cirerita

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yeah, this was published in 1940. It's taken from B. Pleasants' Visceral Bukowski. You can read the whole story there. According to Pleasants, the letter to the editor "reads as a short-story", and B said he published another one, but it wasn't "as good".

He signs the letter as Henry Bukowski :cool:

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HenryChinaski

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very nice...so wait...."Aftermath..." wasn't his first piece ever published?

well maybe that was his big time hit with story magazine.
 

hank solo

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Reaper Crew
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well that just looks like a letter from some guy at college to a college paper.

not exactly the literarrrrry debut i was expecting when i clicked the ever-so-promising thread link...

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