What to Expect from Beatdom #11

As many of you know, the next issue of Beatdom marks a very special anniversary. It is the fifth anniversary of Beatdom’s inception. Five years is a tremendous landmark in this industry, and we’re celebrating by bringing you our best issue yet, including four massive interviews with some of the hippest, most Beat names around.

Here’s a list of contents…

“Grizzly Bear” Katy Gurin – short story

“Billy Burroughs: Gentleman Farmer” David S. Wills – essay

“Like Some Blissful Ferdinand” Kat Hollister – poem

“Somewhere Far Beyond” Kat Hollister – poem

“Tender Love Song” Chuck Taylor – poem

“Dick in Dixie” Michael Hendrick – interview

“Hunter S. Thompson: Gonzo Frontiersman” Rory Feehan – essay

“Interview with Al Hinkle” David S. Wills – interview

“Autumn’s Mardi Gras” Robin Como – poem

“You Movement” Robin Como – poem

“After the Deluge” Larry Beckett – essay

“Liberation Under the Snow Moon” Zeena Schreck – story

“Interview with Ann Charters” Michael Hendrick – interview

“The Rain Forest Massacre” Michael Shorb – poem

“William Blake and the Beat Generation” David S. Wills short essay

“Richie Ramone is Back” Michael Hendrick – interview

“Untitled Art” Waylon Bacon – art

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Author: David S. Wills

David S. Wills is the founder and editor of Beatdom magazine and the author of The Dog Farm. He travels a lot, and is currently working as a professor in China. His latest book is called Scientologist! William S. Burroughs the Weird Cult. You can read more about and by David at his blog, www.davidswills.com or on Tumblr.

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  1. The cover of the issue was conceived by myself and the work was carried out by master illustrator Waylon Bacon. I also asked Larry Beckett to write an essay to go with the cover, which is all part of the concept. He was kind enought to oblige.
    So when you look at the cover,
    It is based on the poem, After the Deluge, by Arthur Rimbaud…and which came to me in a 3am vision one night. A lot of people never read this poem and that is a real shame…so we hope the cover will make you want to read it and learn something about Rimbaud.

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  2. If you do not have a PayPal account, please send a cheque or money order (or cash at your own risk) to Beatdom Books c/o Michael Hendrick, 904 Sutters Mill Lane, Temple, PA, 19560.

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