Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 566

Jack Kerouac portrait,1943 –Edie Parker Kerouac, oil on canvas board
16 x 12 ins -Collection of Joe Lee

Beat Art Work – The Power of the Gaze –  Outsider Art next week in New York’s Outsider Art Fair curated by Anne Waldman.  More on that in the coming days.


Youth (Martin Glover), Jesse Goodman, Steven Coates

Keeping The Beat – Ginsberg, Muse and Music –  (Friday March 15, part of the Ginsberg in London exhibition and events at London’s Horse Hospital) is previewed by Steven Coates and the Bureau of Lost Culture on his podcast, with an interview with participants Youth and Jesse Goodman –  listen in- here


More on Youth’s Fall of America contribution, “Iron Horse” (produced,  mixed & instrumentation by Youth, text by Allen Ginsberg, vocal refrain by Siobhan Fahey, soon to be available as a CD and on 2LP gatefold red vinyl) – see here  And more on that in the days ahead.


Material Wealth in The WirePat Thomas on the Ginsberg archive compendium – here 


Burroughs at Beatdom continues. Don’t miss this week. Farid Ghadami on “The Tangible Absence of Doctor Benway” and David S Wills on  “3 New Burroughs Books” – and “Remembering Those Lost Since 2014”


Charles E Boles aka Black Bart

The new issue of The Black Bart Quarterly Review of Books is up (and it’s a good one). Highlights include part 2 of Bruce Holsapple‘s “(Philip) Whalen in Ekstasis” (part 1 may be read – here) – and, alongside it, invaluable “supporting materials”, “Philip Whalen’s Kyoto Notebooks” (transcribed and notated by Keith Kumasen Abbott, and “All Best Phil, Annotated Letters from Philip Whalen” from Alastair Johnston (check out too his account and memories of the great Tom Raworth – “Tom Raworth and The Tale of No Ordinary O”),  plus a wonderful portfolio of works from Ken & Ann Mikolowski‘s legendary Alternative Press, plus editor Pat Nolan, Andrei Codrescu, and more

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