A look at this year’s Banned Books Week and its relation to the Beat Generation.Continue Reading...
Archives For September 2010
Here are a few links you might be interested in:
If you’re anywhere near Lowell next weekend, you might want to swing by the Jack Kerouac Festival – an annual celebration of the life and literature of Kerouac. Organised by Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! Inc., this is the 25th annual festival and is held from September 30th-October 3rd. One of this year’s highlights will be a performance by David Amram.
There’s more about it on the LCK! website here.
Guest post by Ardin Lalui, a writer inspired by Tom Waits and Cormac McCarthy.
While the beats have gained a reputation for spontaneous, free-flowing, unedited writing, the truth is that usually, good writing takes time and practice. The best beat writers were well aware of this. Here are 5 of their tips on how good writing happens: Continue Reading…