Beatdom Updates

Beatdom #18 – What to Expect

Very soon we will be releasing Beatdom #18, a special issue of the journal that marks our tenth anniversary. This will be our longest issue yet with almost 200 pages. As always, the cover has been made by the incredible Waylon Bacon:

Contents

The Intersection of Buddhism and the Beat Generation – Sean Negus

Reptile – Marc Olmsted

A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Allen Ginsberg’s Kaddish – Sam Clarke

Mom Has a Bad Dream – Eliot Katz

The Women of the Beat Generation Through Allen Ginsberg’s Eyes – Katie Oates

Mechanics and Poetics: William Carlos Williams and Allen Ginsberg – Alexandre Ferrere

Two Months or so with Corso – Linda Rosenkrantz

Breastfed Blood and Urine – Suzi Kaplan Olmsted

Politics and Family History: Kaddish and Other Poems – Eliot Katz

My Favorite Playmate: A Daughter’s Loving Tribute to Neal Cassady – Cathy Cassady Sylvia

David S. Wills

David S. Wills is the founder and editor of Beatdom literary journal and the author of Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the Weird Cult, World Citizen: Allen Ginsberg as Traveller, and High White Notes: The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism.

Recent Posts

Review: The Beats, Black Mountain, and New Modes in American Poetry

The latest in Clemson University’s Beat Studies series is The Beats, Black Mountain, and New…

2 weeks ago

New Release: High White Notes

Today is the 50th anniversary of the publication of Hunter S. Thompson’s landmark “Fear and…

4 weeks ago

Fear and Loathing at 50: A Misunderstood American Classic

Fifty years ago today, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” was first published on the…

4 weeks ago

Corso Preferred America

Scholar Glenn Sheldon puts Beat poet Gregory Corso on trial in his book, South of…

1 month ago

Spring and Autumn Annals / Revolutionary Letters (Reviews)

Spring and Autumn Annals: A Celebration of the Seasons for Freddie, by Diane di Prima…

2 months ago

The Birth of a Writer

The following is a short excerpt from David S. Wills' forthcoming High White Notes: The…

2 months ago

This website uses cookies.