First Words

July 8, 2018 Beat Scene 89 is out now, all subscriber copies have been posted. Sorry for delay. Long stories. The final article included is ‘Allen Ginsberg’s Strange New Cottage in Berkeley.’ Which has a sharp focus on Allen’s time at 1624 Milvia Street. The time of HOWL being put together and finalised. Of the real Dharma Bums – including Henry Morley (or John Montgomery in real life), Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen, Kerouac and others. The long essay was partly…

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Welcome to BEAT SCENE

Welcome to the new site for Beat Scene magazine. A long running print quarterly devoted to America’s Beat Generation and all those associated with it, artists, writers, musicians. The site will grow in the near future. For now, information about the very latest issue given over exclusively to 60 years of Jack Kerouac’s landmark novel ‘On the Road.’ The issue includes contributions from Kerouac friend and collaborator David Amram, Kerouac’s first biographer Ann Charters, an interview with LuAnne Henderson, better…

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