Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2021. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The Winter 2021 issue of Beat Scene Magazine--the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK--is the "Beats in Britain Part 2" issue. As the title intimates, it focuses entirely on The Beat Generation's impact on, relations to, & travels-'n'-dealings within the UK. This scholarly angle unearths some hitherto overlooked Beat-fossilized delights, beginning with a......[Item #4896]
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: The Beat Scene Press, 1996. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage mid-1996 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features the transcript of a telephone interview with William S. Burroughs conducted by Ron Whitehead on June 19, 1996, slightly over a year before WSB's death. Also in this issue, an obituary of & the final interview with Jan Kerouac, Jack's.....[Item #4069]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2005. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Beat Scene No. 48 holds two honorary tributes to the then-recently passed Hunter S. Thompson and a recovered interview with Robert Duncan, the influential poet and a primary organizing figure of the San Francisco Renaissance, whose soirees hosted swarms of now-notable names. Also present is an interview with rebel visionary poet and relentless social activist Ed Sanders, a feature on.....[Item #2555]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2006. First Printing. Book. This 2006 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a special section of articles & especially interviews by Ring & others which spotlights the tightly-knit aggregate of poets that resided in Bolinas, California, a small coastal community an hour or so away from San Francisco. The subject Beat-&-Beyond poets include Don.....[Item #4113]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2007. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. In Beat Scene No. 54, Kyle Schlesinger kicks off the issue with a studious, scholastic analyses of typography in the work of Robert Creeley. The essays span the sea-wide scope of Creeley's output in a concise and informative thirteen pages that detail and illuminate the respect poet's product & process. Also featured are articles on poet Harold Norse, John Clellon.....[Item #2562]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2020. First Printing. Perfect Bound. This number of the essential magazine devoted to the Beat Generation edited, published & with contributions by Kevin Ring in the UK features several articles about Gary Snyder, the great primary Beat- San Francisco Renaissance poet, in tribute to his ninetieth birthday (& still going strong at 92 as of this writing!): Transcript of Snyder's first letter to Allen Ginsberg.....[Item #5093]
Coventry, England: Beat Scene Press, 2021. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Transcript of remarks delivered by the great Beat- Black Mountain School poet Robert Creeley (1926-2005), as a participant in the major conference that was held in Boulder, Colorado at the Naropa Institute during 1982 to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first publication of On the Road, the breakthrough novel by Jack Kerouac, Founding Father of the Beat Generation.....[Item #5121]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2005. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. As poetry-centered counterpart to Beat Scene Magazine, Kevin Ring's "Transit" always delivers delectable poetic delights often overlooked or underappreciated. In Issue No. 15, David Meltzer begins the issue with two stellar poems, followed by poetry from Anne Waldman, Diane di Prima, Charles Plymell, Robert Creeley & others. Biographer/Poet Neeli Cherkovski contributes an exceptionally beautiful elegy to his mentor, the.....[Item #2699]