literature

Review: The Best Minds of My Generation

There are so many books about the Beat Generation that focus on the writers’ roles as rebels and “literary outlaws,”…

5 years ago

How the Beats Influenced Today’s Literary Hipsters

The Beat Generation as a whole inhabits a polarized yet celebrated space in American literature. Writers like Jack Kerouac, Allen…

5 years ago

Reconsidering the Importance of the Joan Anderson Letter

It’s been an exciting few years for fans of the Beat Generation. Since Beatdom was founded, we have seen the…

7 years ago

Alt Lit as the New Beat Generation

“Do you think in five years the national media will create a stupid term like blogniks to describe us?”  …

8 years ago

Announcing the Beatdom Podcast

I am pleased to announce that, beginning August, 2013, Beatdom will be expanding yet again into new territory. Not content…

8 years ago

Beatdom 12 ~ The Crime Issue ~ Coming Soon!!!

Yes, friends, Beatdom Issue Twelve is on it's way and today we unveil the cover, featuring the lovely Zeena Schreck…

9 years ago

Something New! Beatdom Book Club Discussion Group – “Brother-Souls”

When we interviewed Ann Charters in our current issue, Beatdom Eleven, she brought up the relationship between Jack Kerouac and…

9 years ago

The Nature of Beatdom Issue 11

Dear Readers, We certainly hope that you like to look at pictures - because this is about as many as…

9 years ago

Submissions Now Open for Nature Issue

As we move towards our 5th anniversary (that’s in May, folks, get ready to celebrate!) Beatdom is putting together its…

9 years ago

What Can Be Learned from Charles Bukowski

On the peripheral edge of the Beat Movement sits Charles Bukowski. Lauded as all manner of things from the “laureate…

10 years ago

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