michael mcclure

Remembering Michael

by Charles S. Goldman Michael McClure's collection of short plays - Charles Goldmandesigned the poster and appeared in "2 or…

6 months ago

Sixty Years After the Six Gallery Reading

October 7th, 1955, was arguably one of the most important dates in American literature. On that date, in a “run…

6 years ago

“A Fish With Frog’s Eyes”: Bob Kaufman, George Romero and the Power of Radioactivity

  By Kurt Kline   In the poetry of Bob Kaufman, the poet is the healer, journeying down into the…

7 years ago

William Blake and the Beat Generation

William Blake’s influence on the Beat Generation is arguably more significant than that of any other writer or artist. Most…

9 years ago

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Tribute

On October 2nd, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and his Beat bookstore and publisher, City Lights, will receive Litquake's 2010 Barbary Award at…

11 years ago

“It was electric”: A conversation with Michael Sharp

By Noel Dávila On Ginsberg's anger & kindness, Kerouac's “homo viator”, Burroughs' excremental prose and a fateful evening in the…

11 years ago

The Beat Generation and Travel

More so than any other literary movement, the Beats have influenced the world of travel and have helped shape our…

11 years ago

The Battle for Kerouac’s Estate

by David S. Wills “Money is the root of all evil” For I will Write In my will “I regret…

11 years ago

Six Beat Tales

A few classic Beat Generation stories.

14 years ago

Know Your Beats

A very brief guide to the players of the Beat Generation.

14 years ago

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