First Words

April 15, 2018   For those who might be interested in the Beats and Britain – issue 74 from Summer 2014 – will be of interest. Many of the Beats visited Britain and even lived here. William Burroughs for one – he is featured on the cover of this issue. See above. The visits of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Gary Snyder, John Clellon Holmes, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and others are featured. If this is of interest – get in…

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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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