Category: Jack Kerouac

Guest Post: Jazz and the Beat Generation (#BeatsOfSummer)

  Jazz and the Beat Generation: Jack Kerouac and David Amram Contributed by Stephanie Nikolopoulos Before Jack Kerouac stuck his thumb out and criss-crossed his way across the lush landscape of America, he moved from his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, to attend prep school… Continue Reading “Guest Post: Jazz and the Beat Generation (#BeatsOfSummer)”

Friday’s Featured Beat: Jack Kerouac!

  Name: Jack Kerouac Born:   March 12, 1922 (Lowell, MA) Died:   October 21, 1969 (St. Petersburg, FL) Seminal Work:  On the Road Relationship to The Beat Generation: Jack Kerouac, with Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs, founded The Beat Generation in 1940s… Continue Reading “Friday’s Featured Beat: Jack Kerouac!”

The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! (Sign-Up Post)

Welcome to the sign-up post for: The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! Summertime is coming, and what better time than Summer to immerse ourselves in the works of the most rebellious, daring, and “hot” generation of American writers?? For this event, the goal… Continue Reading “The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! (Sign-Up Post)”

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 11

Try by Dennis Cooper Pleasureably shocking. On the Road by Jack Kerouac I found this book incredibly self-centered and over-rated. Hate mail, come and get me. The Road by Cormac McCarthy Very good, disturbing book about a possible post-apocolyptic future. Unique style – the… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies, Part 11”

versification

an exposition of micro and punk poetry

Emerge Literary Journal

Dedicated to Emerging Writers

embookstuff

quotes, excerpts and reviews

Beauty In Words🌹

You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence. Octavia E. Butler

The Wheelchair Teen

My life as a black, disabled teenager

All The Vintage Ladies

A bookish blog (mostly) about women writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

pennyburgess80

A great WordPress.com site

Into the Light Adventures

By Sandra Js Photography - Make the rest of your life the best of your life.