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MaximusRocknRoll: Willie ‘Loco’ Alexander April 26, 2017: Micah Ballard had just returned from the Gloucester Writers Center, reading for his book Afterlives (Bootstrap, 2016), when I spotted it on his table: I’ll Be Goode (Fisheye Records, 2016), a CD by [...] by

So Much Depends: On the Particular, the Personal, & the Political April 3, 2017: 1 Last November, on election day, on a flight from New York to Chicago, I reread William Carlos Williams’s Spring and All.  I planned to assign it for a graduate poetics seminar I was teaching in [...] by

On a Mission: Another Look at Jack Kerouac’s Collected Poems March 7, 2017: Last week, alongside The Unknown Kerouac and Old Angel Midnight, Jules Smith considered Jack Kerouac’s Collected Poems (Library of America, 2012), edited by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell, for the [...] by

Twilight of the Mind: Toward a Poetics of Interpellation April 29, 2015: Twilight revisiting a prior version of this (see GutCult *8) It isn’t exactly as Spicer said that “most things happen at twilight,” but is where the most productive natal spaces are located. It [...] by

Kerouac and Cassady Estates Say ‘Not So Fast’ to the Auction of Infamous Joan Anderson Letter December 15, 2014: An auction house in Southern California, Profiles in History, planned to sell the infamous “Joan Anderson” letter written by Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac on December 17th: until both the [...] by

Lost Letter That Inspired ‘On the Road’: FOUND! November 25, 2014: Wow! Breaking news! NPR reports that a long-lost letter Neal Cassady wrote to Jack Kerouac, which inspired On the Road, has been re-discovered! The eighteen-page letter, written by Neal Cassady and [...] by

Kerouac’s Diaries on the Road Again May 28, 2014: The New Yorker has made selections of Jack Kerouac’s diaries available to the public, proving that there is no better way to start your Wednesday than on the road again! (From The New Yorker) [...] by

Ferlinghetti’s 1950-2013 Travel Journals to be Published September 2015 March 18, 2014: You heard that right! We’ll See You…. in a long long line that is already forming in front of several thousand bookstores. We can’t wait! Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet who was [...] by

Ginsberg Photo Exhibition Reviewed at NYT January 21, 2013: Over at the New York Times, Ken Johnson reviews “Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg” at the Grey Art Gallery and is more or less unimpressed with Ginsberg’s photographic [...] by

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Interviewed at Interview January 10, 2013: Pardon the redundancy, but make your way over to Interview to read this great interview with Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Christopher Bollen leads the conversation and introduces the piece by comparing [...] by