A review of the seminal sources of the Beat experience in poetry and a discussion of the work of Robinson Jeffers, Kenneth Rexroth and William Everson/Brother Antoninus as progenitors of the Beats.
Readings & Conversations Archive
March 12, 1997
March 08, 1997
A panel discussion moderated by Nick Carbo and featuring M Evelina Galang, Eric Gamalinda, Eugene Gloria, Jessica Hagedor
December 07, 1996
December 03, 1996
Tim Dlugos, recognized as one of the finest post-New York School poets to be published in the 1970s and 1980s, died of AIDS as he was writing his strongest work--poems about the disease itself.
November 16, 1996
November 02, 1996
October 25, 1996
Hildegard's poems were written to be sung by the women of her 12th century German monastery. The poet Mechtild was an embattled Beguine of the 13th century.
October 09, 1996
Clayton Eshleman, editor and translator of the Artaud anthology Watchfiends and Rack Screams (Exact Change, 1995), presents the life and work of the French poet and playwr
October 03, 1996
Women writing in Yiddish defied male hierarchy with poems of exquisite sexual candor and rebellion. Yiddish texts and English translations provided. No knowledge of Yiddish necessary.