Alan Kaufman, Joe Clifford, and Joshua Mohr – New Fiction at the Beat Museum

Alan Kaufman
Alan Kaufman
Alan Kaufman is a novelist and memoirist known for his storytelling power and who’s been not only praised by everyone from Dave Eggers, Etgar Keret and Sapphire to David Mamet, Hubert Selby Jr. and Thane Rosenbaum but has been compared by critics to such prose masters as Henry Miller, I.B. Singer and Jack Kerouac. His books include The Berlin Woman, Matches, Jew Boy, Drunken Angel and several anthologies, including The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and The Outlaw Bible of American Art.

Joe Clifford
Joe CliffordJoe Clifford is the author of several books, including Skunk Train, The One That Got Away, Junkie Love, and the Jay Porter thriller series, as well as editor of the anthologies Trouble in the Heartland: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Bruce Springsteen; Just to Watch Them Die: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Johnny Cash; and Hard Sentences, which he co-edited. Joe’s writing can be found at

Joshua Mohr
Josh MohrJoshua Mohr is the author of five novels, including Damascus, which The New York Times called “Beat-poet cool.” He’s also written Fight Song and Some Things that Meant the World to Me, one of O Magazine’s Top 10 reads of 2009 and a San Francisco Chronicle best-seller, as well as Termite Parade, an Editors’ Choice in The New York Times. His novel All This Life won the Northern California Book Award. He’s written a memoir, Sirens, and is under contract with FSG for the second installment. His next novel, Get Rich, will be published by FSG in winter 2021 and has already been optioned by Circle of Confusion Television Studios. Recently, AMC bought his noir show.