Interview – Paul Maher Jr., author of Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac's On the Road

Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is an accurate, up-to-date, meticulously researched account of how Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel, On the Road came to …{read more}

David Handley interviews Paul Rogers about his work & the On the Road illustrations

On the Road illustartion copyright Paul Rogers

Chances are that if I said the names Sal Paradise, Dean Moriarty or Carlo Marx that you would already know a couple of things about them. You’d know that I …{read more}

David Handley’s interview with Author Alex Preston

Alex Preston Books

Alex Preston was born in Worthing, West Sussex in 1979. He is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, 2010′s This Bleeding City, and The Revelations which was released …{read more}

For Beat’s Sake: An Interview with Carolyn Cassady

Off the Road - Carolyn Cassady

We all live inside history, and Carolyn Cassady has seen her share. Ms. Cassady was gracious and open when she sat for an interview at her home in Monte Sereno, …{read more}

John J. Dorfner on Jack Kerouac’s Induction into the Rocky Mount Hall of Fame

Jack Kerouac Rocky Mount Hall of Fame Potrtrait - inducted by John J. Dorfner

John J. Dorfner is the author of two books on Jack Kerouac, Kerouac: Visions of Lowell and Kerouac: Visions of Rocky Mount. In them, he delves into Kerouac’s life …{read more}

Fused Glass Art by Helen Rudy

Helen Rudy - fused glass

Based in Denver, Colorado, fused glass artist Helen Rudy creates vibrant decorative and functional art pieces. We asked her to tell us about fused glass, and her creative process.

What …{read more}

Terrence Malick, Badlands and Caril Fugate: An Interview

caril ann fugate

Photos courtesy of Jeff McArthur (All Rights Reserved)

Jeff McArthur is the author of Pro Bono: The 18-Year Defense of Caril Fugate. Mr. McArthur’s grandfather, John C. McArthur, defended Caril …{read more}

An Interview with Poet Jack Leaf Willetts


Jack, your new poetry collection, The Beauty of being Hated, has just been published. What can you tell us about it?

It was hard to live and hard to …{read more}

“The Old Maestro”: an interview with Kerouac friend Henri Cru by Dave Moore

Henri Cru in Greenwich Village, 1987. Photo courtesy of Henri Cru.

Henri Cru was one of the friends that Jack Kerouac met at Horace Mann School, New York, in 1939. Their friendship sustained for many years, and Cru featured as a …{read more}

“My really best friend…” an interview with Seymour Wyse by Dave Moore

Seymour Wyse, Horace Mann School, 1940, courtesy of Dave Moore

Seymour Michael Wyse was one of Jack Kerouac’s closest friends. An Englishman, educated at Charterhouse School, Wyse met Kerouac when they both attended Horace Mann School, New York, in 1939. …{read more}