from the vault

Here at december we are fortunate to have a wonderful archive of writing and art from our first incarnation.  From 1958 to 1981 december published a plethora of excellent writers and artists and we are excited to share a little bit of that work with you here.

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

from the vault: ann darr

Ann Darr
december Vol. 8 — 1966

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

from the vault: raymond carver

Raymond Carver
december Vol. 9.2/3 — 1967

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

from the vault: william stafford

William Stafford december Vol. 7 — 1965

Thu, May 30, 2019

from the vault: edmund skellings

december Vol. 1.1 — 1958

Greek Gods

The old gods are now unkempt As pastured goats. They bleat sick […]

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

from the vault: ralph j. salisbury

december Vol. 7 — 1965

Falling Down Mountains

I do not climb to fall Or to hunt the deer, […]

Fri, Nov 30, 2018

from the vault: jerry figi

december Vol. 6 — 1964 Eve of November

The night is full of sharp things: tiny teeth, and iron fence-spikes […]

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Robley Wilson (1930-2018)

We mourn the passing of Robley Wilson, whose first published poems (ever!) appeared in december in 1958. When we announced […]