First Words

January 13, 2018 Beat Scene 88 will be out in a few days. If you would like a copy get in touch by email kevbeatscene@gmail.com This photo of Kathy Acker and William Burroughs in London probably in the early 1980s? Intrigued me. Is it one by John Minehane? John took some lovely photos of Burroughs with Francis Bacon. Any clued up people out there?             It’s been a while since Beat Scene had an internet site. Long story. Won’t…

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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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