The Beat Book
The Beat Book
Writings from the Beat Generation

Edited by Anne Waldman
Foreword by Allen Ginsberg


Anne Waldman


Anne Waldman co-founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, where she still teaches. Her poetry collections include Iovis I, Iovis II, Fast Speaking Woman, Helping the Dreamer, and Kill or Cure. She is a recipient of the Shelley Memorial Award.


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Trickster Feminism
Anne Waldman
"There's a new Anne Waldman book and that's all I have to say. You better read it."––Recommended by Chris C., City Lights Publishers



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Fast Speaking Woman: Chants and Essays
Pocket Poets Number 33
Anne Waldman
This expanded edition of Anne Waldman's poems and essays adds 20 poems and three essays to the original. Published in City Lights' Pocket Poets series, the collection is the perfect size to carry in a pocket or purse. The poems, however, are...






Introduction by Anne Waldman

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The Scripture of the Golden Eternity
Pocket Poets Number 51
Jack Kerouac
These classic Kerouac meditations, zen koans, and prose poems express the poet's beatific quest for peace and joy through oneness with the...