Rutgers Professor Brings Forgotten Magazine Back to Life

Assistant Professor Mary Rizzo was in Baltimore in 2014, researching a book on cultural representations of that city, when she saw a reference to a 1980s magazine called Chicory, published by Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Curious, she stopped by the library’s main branch to inquire. The staff had no clue about Chicory, but they dug around and eventually wheeled out boxes filled with small, mimeographed issues of the magazine that had been buried deep in their archives.

Rizzo rifled through the pages and couldn’t believe what she found: a low-budget magazine filled with poetry, prose and artwork by folks from some …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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