Category Archives: Poetry

Ed Sanders Performance/Poetry & interview by Kurt Hemmer (2003)

Newly digitized material uploaded to Vimeo, HERE. On November 20, 2003, Ed Sanders was briefly interviewed by Kurt Hemmer before entertaining the audience reading and singing his inspiring poetry at Harper College. Produced by Kurt Hemmer. Production and post-production by … Continue reading

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On The Life of a Titan: Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-2021)

Steven Belletto, author of The Beats: A Literary History (2020) and editor of The Cambridge Companion to the Beats (2017), has kindly allowed us to publish his wonderfully detailed obituary of Ferlinghetti. You can read it HERE.

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Rare di Prima Phone Conference Reading/Discussion

As a tribute Kurt Hemmer has posted this wonderful conference call between his Beat class in Pullman, Washington and di Prima from 2000. Enjoy!

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Three New Books From A. Robert Lee

The Routledge Handbook of International Beat Literature, The Beats: Authorships, Legacies and Writer Directory: A Book of Encounters . More details over at New Publications.

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