Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2017. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Beat Scene Issue No. 86 is another expectably outstanding issue in the celebrated & long-running series from Kevin Ring's Beat Scene Press. The issue begins with an interview of Roy Pennington, brother of Jim Pennington of Aloe's Books (publisher of the William S. Burroughs classic "White Subway" and more), that discusses Roy's publication of "Mayfair Academy Series More or Less,".....[Item #2948]
Beat Scene Press
For those that don’t know of Beat Scene, it is a paper magazine – 64 pages at present – devoted to the Beat Generation and associated writers, artists, musicians and whomever. They have been publishing for 29 years and as you might expect the magazine has grown in that time. We consider it primarily an information magazine. We try and list addresses, web sites, publishers etc. Consequently we try and publish interviews and features by and about those writers we rate highly.
Beat Scene magazine was started in 1988, and they just released their 105th issue.
The Beat Scene Press Chapbook Series is a side project of published essays, interviews, and commentaries of the Beat Generation and affiliated entities.
Regular series format of 8″ x 5″ with cover flaps, published in an edition of 150 numbered copies.
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Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2016. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The Summer 2016 issue of Beat Scene Magazine begins with a short article on the activities and influence of Joanna McClure, poet & former wife of Michael McClure. Also an interview of Gary Snyder, a biographical anecdote of William S. Burroughs by Jim White, where he relates a visit to Burroughs' famous bunker on 222 Bowery Street in New York.....[Item #2574]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2016. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This winter 2016 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK begins with Ring's intriguing article on little-known Beat poet Kirby Doyle. Although Doyle is lesser-known to the masses, such credible giants of American poetry as Diane di Prima & Lawrence Ferlinghetti (who just passed away as of this writing at age.....[Item #4188]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2015. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Signed by Iain Sinclair. Numbered Limited Edition (#44/125). In this special, signed limited edition chapbook from Kevin Ring's The Beat Scene Press, poet, essayist & critic Iain Sinclair delivers a sharp & scholastic piece on Charles Olson. Olson is the foremost influential giant of the Black Mountain School, whose larger-than-life character & catalog continue to be mined as an.....[Item #2650]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, March 2017. Limited Edition (#38/125). Stapled Wrappers. Jed Birmingham, perhaps best known for his exceptional site on all things William S. Burroughs, the Mimeograph Revolution and beyond, here has composed a brilliant essay on Charles Olson, the Black Mountain-affiliated mid-century poetic giant (literally and figuratively) and details his trip to the Ralph Maud/Charles Olson Library and his experience at the Charles Olson Memorial Lecture. The.....[Item #3036]