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"The Last Beat Poetry Reading" presented by Gerald Nicosia
Beat poets who knew Jack KEROUAC and poets from the Beat Era – Gerald Nicosia, MC
Gerald Nicosia hosts: with Clark Coolidge, Joanna McClure from Kerouac’s novel Big Sur, award-winning poet Sharon Doubiago who has been called “the female Kerouac,” and many more plus live music.
Also with Janet Cannon, Jessica Loos, Nicole Henares, Robert Anbian, and John Oliver Simon.
Gerald Nicosia, Kerouac biographer, Beat authority, poet, author of Memory Babe is MC. Event is held at the old Mill Valley Depot, which Kerouac actually mentions in The Dharma Bums.
Music performed with poetry by guitarist Dana Alberts, one of the founders of the 70’s Punk scene in San Francisco, and bop saxophonist Phil Deal, who played behind Allen Ginsberg, Jack Micheline, etc.
With local Beat-influenced poets J. Macon King, publisher of Mill Valley Literary Review, Marvin Hiemstra, Carl Macki.
87 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941