A short excerpt From my recently finished novel NEVER MIND THE BEASTS. Will be sending it out to publishers/agents soon. Fingers crossed. Never Mind the Beasts is a 1985 coming-of-age story of Henry, a recent immigrant from Portadown, N. Ireland. Told in the style of vignettes, we move inside the mind of Henry as heContinue reading “BLUE LIGHT SPECIALS AND PLACENTAS”


Super happy to in the new TOAD SUCK REVIEW. With Linda King on Bukowski, Diane di Prima, Jack Kerouac, Ed Dorn, Henri Michaux, Cass Cross, Stacy Kidd, Ken Waldman and lotsa other goodness. Feels good in the hands!!


Some poems from my ms MILK TOP MAGIC HAT over at Map Literary: little men in my bathtub, rainy Bukowski southwest train to Reading, E.T. and rocket ships in Milton Keynes. Some fantastic poetry and fiction over there. Like Anne Gorrick’s measurements to the sun for example. Stellar! It is part of my bookContinue reading “MAP LITERARY”

Belief and Technique for Modern Prose

Belief and Technique for Modern Prose  (Jack Kerouac) Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy Submissive to everything, open, listening Try never get drunk outside yr own house Be in love with yr life Something that you feel will find its own form Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind Blow asContinue reading “Belief and Technique for Modern Prose”

bearding the beats

Got this in the mail today!!! Big Table issue 1. The Complete contents of the suppressed Winter 1959 Chicago Review.  Jack Kerouac, Edward Dahlberg, William S. Burroughs And an old newspaper article. Bearding the Beats. Kenneth Tynan, The Observer. Sunday Nov 1st 1959.

Kerouac Song

From Chris Hickey: In March, I wrote and recorded a song, each day, for about three weeks. The result is “Razzmatazz” – 16 songs, just vocal & guitar, recorded in my bedroom on a hand-held voice recorder. Here’s a link to listen to or download “Kerouac” from the new CD: Thanks! – Chris Hickey  Continue reading “Kerouac Song”