Interview with Joe Lee
Lee's collection of Beat Generation artworks will soon be on exhibit at John Natsoulas Center for the Arts in Davis, California. The exhibition, The Beat Goes On: Poets as Painters opens on November 10th.
The Dreamachine was conceived by Brion Gysin and William S. Burroughs’ “systems advisor” Ian Sommerville, after reading William Grey Walter’s book The Living Brain. Composed of a cylinder with slits cut in the sides, rotating at 45rpm around a light bulb suspended in the middle, light is emitted through the slits at a frequency between […]
We’re Reopening June 25th!
With a new exhibition, Lawrence Ferlinghetti at Home, featuring his personal desk.
Allen Ginsberg’s Early Poems at Columbia, 1947
Some of Allen Ginsberg's earliest published poems in the Columbia Review, May 1947.
Jack Kerouac Postcard
For 45 years, Nick Triglia has been safeguarding a postcard sent by Jack Kerouac to Walter Gutman at Stearns & Company in New York City.
First Appearance of Kerouac in Russia, 1960
Wherein we're gifted a rare 1960 book of 'foreign literature' translated into Russian, and containing excerpts from On the Road.
Neal Cassady: The Monsignor’s Godson
From the streets of Denver to the cells of San Quentin, the files of Monsignor John Harley Schmitt.