Join The Beat Museum and Zeitgeist Press for the release of Cockymoon, the first new collection of poems by Jack Micheline in a decade, edited by SF poet William Taylor, Jr. This collection includes such Micheline favorites as “Rock Song,” “Zero is Nothing,” “Imaginary Conversation with Jack Kerouac,” and “Ballad of Benny Roads,” among others.
Jack Micheline was one of the greatest street poets of the 20th century, a memorable bardic balladeer celebrating the distress and divinity of urban Americans. original Beat poets, he was an innovative artist who was active in the San Francisco Poetry Renaissance of the 1950s and 1960s. To celebrate this poet, our night will include readings from Jack Hirschman, Bruce Isaacson, William Taylor Jr., Richard Loranger and surprise guests!