Beautiful Aliens: A Steve Abbott Reader

with an afterword by Alysia Abbott




The first retrospective collection of writing, illustrations, and comics by a hero of the Gay Liberation movement and Bay Area underground writing.

Beautiful Aliens: A Steve Abbott Reader is a landmark collection representing the visionary life’s work of beloved Bay Area luminary Steve Abbott. It brings together a broad cross-section of literary and artistic work spanning three decades of poetry, fiction, collage, comics, essays, and autobiography, including underground classics like, Lives of the Poets and Holy Terror, rare pieces of treasured ephemera, and previously unpublished material, representing a survey of Abbott’s multivalent practice, as well as reinforcing his essential role within the contemporary canon of queer arts.

ISBN: 9781643620152
Paperback, 300 pages, 5.5 x 8 in
Publication Date: 12/10/2019
Editor(s): Jamie Townsend

Steve Abbott (1943–1992) was a poet, critic, editor, novelist, and artist based in San Francisco …

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