Regina Weinreich is a co-producer/ director on the award-winning documentary Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider and a writer on The Beat Generation: An American Dream. The author of the critical study, Kerouac's Spontaneous Poetics, she edited and compiled Kerouac's Book of Haikus. A leading scholar of the Beat Generation, she has contributed to numerous essay collections and literary journals including The Paris Review and Five Points. As a journalist, her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Village Voice, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Talk Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, American Book Review, Hamptons Magazine, The Forward, East Hampton Star, among others. She is a Professor in Humanities and Sciences at the School of Visual Arts in New York.