Beat Scene No. 30, April 1998. William S. Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Kathy Acker, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Kerouac, Jack Micheline, Philip Whalen.

Beat Scene No. 30, April 1998

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1998. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a lengthy article-tribute to the great Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, publisher & proprietor of the iconic City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco by Jim Burns; memorial tributes to Kathy Acker & Jack Micheline, both of whom died shortly before the publication of this issue, as well as an interview with Micheline conducted by A.D. Winans; an interview with legendary Beat poet/Zen master Philip Whalen conducted by the elusive "MW"; many reviews including of works about William S. Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Bob Kaufman, a reissue of a spoken-work with music album by Jack Kerouac, books on the Jazz legacy; & much, much more. With reproductions of classic Beat photographs & images, including a brooding Kerouac on front cover & the cover illustration for the French edition of Kerouac's novel The Subterraneans on back cover. Another Beat-iful issue in this wonderful series, & a now very rare collectible from its earlier period. In very fine condition inside & out with only very tiny bumps at corners of covers & top, bottom of spine; staples beginning to rust. Very Fine. [Item #2088]

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