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Biographical / Historical

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Administrative Information

General

Description of Series

Series I: Business files

Series II: Correspondence

Series III: Published issues

Series IV: Realia

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Curbside Review collection MS 684



creator Adams, Carolyn
creator Castleberry, R.T.
Title: Curbside Review collection
Dates: 2000-2005
Identification: MS 684
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Curbside Review, a Houston-based monthly poetry journal devoted to modern free verse and prose poetry, existed from 2000 to 2006. It was published and edited by R.T. Castleberry and Carolyn Adams, members of the Flying Dutchman Wrtiers Troupe. It received roughly 1,200 original submissions per year and accepted about 20%. Press run was 400 copies that published approximately 10 poems per issue. Its format was four pages, magazine-sized, copier printed and folded, and was distributed free to local poetry groups and events, as well as local independent bookstores.

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Scope and Contents

The magazine-sized literary journal devoted to original poetry was published monthly between 2000 and 2006. This collection includes business files, correspondence, and the published issues.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged in four series: Series I: Business Files; Series II: Correspondence; Series III: Published Issues; Series IV: Realia

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open to the public. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

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Index Terms

Poetry
Texas -- Houston

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Curbside Review Collection, MS 684, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Carolyn Adams, Feb. 28, 2017

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General

Complete copies of volumes 1 through 6 of Curbside Review have been cataloged separately and are housed in the Woodson Research Center.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Business files

Box Folder
1 1 Interviews of Adams and Castleberry, editors
2 Pushcart Prize information
3 Submitters' cover letters
4 Rejected submissions
5-6 Editors 'archive' showing reasons for rejection
7 Evidence of international submissions

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Series II: Correspondence

Box Folder
1 8 Appreciative of Curbside Review
9 Related to publicity
10 Related to requests
11 Responses from editors to submitters
12 Unusual correspondence

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Series III: Published issues

Box Folder
1 13 Curbside Review of 2000, Vol. 1, issues 1-12 (except for issue 5, May)
14 Curbside Review of 2001, Vol. 2, issues 1-5, 7, 9, 10 (missing July, Aug., Nov., Dec.)
15 Curbside Review of 2002, Vol. 3, issues 1, 5-12 (missing Feb., March, April)
16 Curbside Review of 2003, Vol. 4, issues 1-6, 9, 1,12 (missing July, Aug., Oct)
17 Curbside Review of 2004, Vol. 5, issues 1-6
18 Curbside Review of 2005, Vol. 5, issues 7-12
19 Curbside Review of 2005, Vol. 6, issues 1-4
20 Curbside Review of 2006, Vol. 6, issues 5-8
21 Curbside Review of 2005, Vol. 6, issue 9 (missing Oct.)
22 Curbside Review of 2005, Vol. 6, issue 11
23 Curbside Review of 2005, Vol. 6, issue 12

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Series IV: Realia

Box
1 Address stamp

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