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[[Image:Sappho-4-1944_copy.jpg‎|right|frame|'''Sappho'''<br/> Issue 4 1944 <br/> Cover art by Jack Weidenbeck ]]
'''Sappho''' is a horror and science fiction poetry fanzine by Bill Watson and George Ebey.  
'''Sappho''' is a horror and science fiction poetry fanzine by Bill Watson and George Ebey.  
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''Sappho'' was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. in the 1940s.  It was a 8 1/2 by 11'' mimeographed fanzine with an airbrushed colour cover. Four issues were released, with issue #4 appearing in 1944.
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''Sappho'' was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. in the 1940s.  It was a 8 1/2 by 11" mimeographed fanzine with an airbrushed colour cover. Four issues were released, with issue #2 appearing in August 1943 and issue #4 in 1944. ''Sappho'' was distributed through Vanguard Amateur Press Association. Six issues were released; a seventh issue was put together but never published.
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Contributors included Shirley Chapper, James Russell GrayFywert Kings, and Graph Waldeyer.
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Contributors included Shirley Chapper, Roderick Christian, Corinne Ellsworth, Olivia Freeman, James Russell Gray, Arthur Kennedy, Fywert Kinge (pen name of [[Arthur Louis Joquel II]]), Jacques Malraux, Marilyn Marshall, Sandra Michel, and Graph Waldeyer.
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Issue #4 included ''Horace: Book III Ode IX'', written by R.H. Barlow ([[Leaves]]) and F. Towner Laney ([[The Acolyte]]).   
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Artwork was by [[John B. Michel]] ([[The International Observer of Science and Science Fiction]]) (cover #3), and Jack Wiedenbeck ([[Nova (1940s)|Nova]]) (cover #4).
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Issue #4 included ''The Odes of Horace, Book III Ode IX'', translated by [[H. P. Lovecraft]] as "Theobald's Translation" (Theobald, or Lewis Theobald, was an often used pseudonym of Lovecraft's), and credited as "courtesy"  R. H. Barlow ([[Leaves]]) and F. T. Laney ([[The Acolyte]]).  
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In 1944, George Ebey also published his own book of science fiction and fantasy poetry, called ''Star Stung''. Bill Watson also published the fanzine [[Diablerie]].
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Sappho Issue 4 1944  Cover art by Jack Weidenbeck
Sappho
Issue 4 1944
Cover art by Jack Weidenbeck

Sappho is a horror and science fiction poetry fanzine by Bill Watson and George Ebey.

Sappho was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. in the 1940s. It was a 8 1/2 by 11" mimeographed fanzine with an airbrushed colour cover. Four issues were released, with issue #2 appearing in August 1943 and issue #4 in 1944. Sappho was distributed through Vanguard Amateur Press Association. Six issues were released; a seventh issue was put together but never published.

Contributors included Shirley Chapper, Roderick Christian, Corinne Ellsworth, Olivia Freeman, James Russell Gray, Arthur Kennedy, Fywert Kinge (pen name of Arthur Louis Joquel II), Jacques Malraux, Marilyn Marshall, Sandra Michel, and Graph Waldeyer.

Artwork was by John B. Michel (The International Observer of Science and Science Fiction) (cover #3), and Jack Wiedenbeck (Nova) (cover #4).

Issue #4 included The Odes of Horace, Book III Ode IX, translated by H. P. Lovecraft as "Theobald's Translation" (Theobald, or Lewis Theobald, was an often used pseudonym of Lovecraft's), and credited as "courtesy" R. H. Barlow (Leaves) and F. T. Laney (The Acolyte).

In 1944, George Ebey also published his own book of science fiction and fantasy poetry, called Star Stung. Bill Watson also published the fanzine Diablerie.

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