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William S Burroughs

PEN/ Academy of American Poets / Burroughs in Sartasota

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The annual PEN World Voices Festival gears up in New York, with visiting literati arriving despite volcanic ash and house arrests from repressive gove...

William Burroughs: What Was Inside His Bowery Apartment

Gothamist | Jen Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Did you know that author William S. Burroughs lived in a partially converted YMCA at 222 Bowery? He called the apartment "The Bunker," and it's still ...

What's on the End of the Fork? 'Naked Lunch @ 50' in Paris

Jan Herman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Herman

The hint is obvious: perhaps we will be able to use synthesized humans to find cryptic viruses in literature of the future

Harold Norse, R.I.P.

Jan Herman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Herman

He said he was a poet, too. I no longer recall what we talked about, but it didn't take long for him to invite me back to his room at 9 rue Git-le-Coeur, the so-called Beat Hotel.

Waiting for a Twitch

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jan Herman

Malcolm Mc Neill's memoir about his longtime collaboration with William S. Burroughs, Observed While Falling, is just as spellbinding as his show at Salomon Arts in Manhattan.

Hidden Burroughs-Kerouac Novel Surfaces; So Does 'the Lost Art of Ah Pook' by Malcolm Mc Neill

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jan Herman

This month provides a happy occasion for legions of Jack Kerouac fans, to say nothing of William S. Burroughs cultists, who always seem eager for new revelations about both writers' works.