Discover Kerouac, Ginsberg and more with a visit to the Beat Museum in San Francisco’s North Beach.
September Beats: Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac gave the name to the Beat Generation of writers and poets. In the more than 50 years after his death, he’s become an American legend.
September Beat: The Beat Poets
The Beat poets – Kerouac, Ginsberg, O’Hara, others – were unconventional in their writing and lives, and had a major impact on American culture.
John Steinbeck’s California
Charity Singleton Craig experiences John Steinbeck’s California through the Salinas Valley and the Monterey Peninsula finding a people she already knows, though she has never met.
On the Road
Road trips should be about leaving and arriving. Charity Singleton invokes Jack Kerouac as she ponders the nature of her own road trip narrative, of leaving and arriving, over and over again.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
Efrat Ben Zur and her new album, what’s Emily Dickinson got to do with it, our favorite writers. It’s this month’s Top 10 Poetic Picks!