Tag Archives: Michael McClure

Wichita Vortex Interview: Outtakes from My Conversation with Michael McClure

  On Tuesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Moe’s Books in Berkeley, CA, I’ll have the pleasure of reading from my new book, Power Ballads (Wave Books, 2016), alongside legendary poet Michael McClure, who is celebrating the release of … Continue reading

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Michael McClure’s Ghost Tantras

On Monday, October 20th Beat poet Michael McClure celebrated his 82nd birthday. Happy Birthday and thank you for a truly expansive body of work! In the first edition of Ghost Tantras, published in 1964, Michael McClure introduces the collection with … Continue reading

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City Lights Celebrates Peter Orlovsky

Wednesday night at City Lights we have the honor of welcoming a trio of Beat Generation poets & scholars back into our midst: Bill Morgan, Joanne Kyger, and Michael McClure. The event is in celebration of the new book and … Continue reading

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City Lights at 60: City Lights Conference in North Dakota, 1974

Maybe you missed this press release from the University of North Dakota in 2011- long and short of it; you can watch the above poets reading on streaming video at this link… “Recently discovered and newly digitized versions of never-before-released … Continue reading

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Trailer: Big Sur, the Film

This month, playing at The San Francisco International Film Festival is Big Sur, a film based on the 1962 autobiographical novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The novel’s a classic, one that City Lights staff member Don calls, … Continue reading

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