Vojo Sindolic’s 1986 Belgrade Interview – part two
February 25, 2018
Allen Ginsberg interview – continuing from yesterday VS: When you first visited me in my home in my birthplace, the old city of Dubrovnik, in October of 1980, you were so delighted by its beauty that you decided to stop and stay for[…]
Vojo Sindolic’s 1986 Belgrade Interview – part one
February 24, 2018
Vojo Sindolic‘s 1986 interview with Allen in Belgrade (in two parts – the second part will follow tomorrow) is our focus on The Allen Ginsberg Project this weekend. Vojo’s translation of Cosmopolitan Greetings  (Kozmopolitski pozdravi ) has just appeared from Hrvatskoga društva pisaca  (h,d,p) (the Croatian Writers[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 353
February 16, 2018
The Toronto photo show, “Fleeting Moments, Floating Worlds..,“ that we mentioned last week continues. What we omitted to mention was the accompanying catalog (printed and designed by the legendary Coach House Press). As curator, John Shoesmith writes in the forward –[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 352
February 9, 2018
Opening this past week, and on through April 27, at the University of Toronto’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library  – Fleeting Moments, Floating Words, and the Beat Generation – The Photography of Allen Ginsberg.   from Thomas Marks’  […]
Kerouac’s Christmas
December 22, 2017
Jack Kerouac‘s Christmas memories. The following is an excerpt from a piece he wrote, in December 1961, for Glamour magazine, a prose sketch entitled “Home at Christmas”. Snow-bound Pawtucketville days, the Lowell of his childhood. The piece subsequently appeared in Good Blonde & Others, a posthumous collection, a miscellany of his writing,[…]
USA Poetry – Ginsberg and Ferlinghetti, 1965
December 9, 2017
We’ve been featuring, these last few months, video from the Stanford University Archives (a number of intriguing videos of Allen reside there, though curiously, not this one – Allen and Lawrence Ferlinghetti in 1965, from the ground-breaking WNET television series, USA Poetry, directed, as they all were, by the remarkable poet and[…]
Allen Ginsberg at County College, Morris, New Jersey, 1979
November 25, 2017
Continuing with our spotlight on the videotapes in the Stanford University Archives (we’re coming to the end of it). Today’s feature (like last week’s) is nuggets extracted from a broader swath. In 1987, Sander Zulauf made a selection (on two tapes) of readings that took place between 1976 and 1985 at CCM,[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 342
November 17, 2017
More big news, archival news, the Paul Blackburn audio collection, long in the safe-keeping of the Archive for New Poetry at the University of California, San Diego, the great trove of New York City[…]
David Amram Remembers Jack Kerouac
November 12, 2017
Continuing our celebration of his 87th birthday David Amram Remembers Jack Kerouac This initial piece was originally written in 1969 for Evergreen Review, and[…]