Archives For October 2010

30 Days of Writing

Tomorrow begins the first day of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a time of year when unpublished writers attempt to hammer out a classic within 30 days. The Independent has an interesting article on some famous novelists throughout history who’ve managed to create a classic in under a month.

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European Beat Studies Network

If you haven’t already seen it, take a look at the European Beat Studies Network (ESBN) – a guide to some of the people studying the Beat Generation. The project is still in its infancy, but looks promising.

The Day Kerouac Left Us

Just a quick note to remind you all that it was 21st October 1969 that Jack Kerouac died in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Sorry

My sincerest apologies… I have been travelling Asia for the past few weeks, penniless and homeless and wandering confused towards somewhere I’m not sure… and have totally neglected this blog. Hopefully I’ll get back to posting Beat news and whatnot, so please don’t forget about us!

Six Gallery Reading

On the anniversary of the Six Gallery Reading.

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Perverts Wanted

Just kidding… or maybe not. We need artists and we need art about sex. Whether that means something depraved or something tasteful, let us know. We are open-minded. Continue Reading…

George Washington Reading “Howl”

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Ginsberg Action Figure

A look at the new Allen Ginsberg action figure.

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Beatdom Books

A first look at the artwork for Kyle’s forthcoming book, The sickness which started him typing…

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