Intellectual Curiosities and Provocations

September 1998

Beat News: September 21 1998

1. Congratulations to Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the new poet-laureate of San Francisco. This is a cool move on San Francisco's part, and I dare New York City to match it. I think Gregory Corso is available.

2. Speaking of the old Beat crowd, some good new material has surfaced lately.

This article is part of the Beat News series. The next post in the series is Beat News: October 29 1998. The previous post in the series is Beat News: August 3 1998.