The well-known link between Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman comes from both Ginsberg's readers and Ginsberg himself. One of the first explicit mentions of Walt Whitman in Ginsberg's published poetry is to be found in a 1954 poem entitled “Siesta in Xbalba … [Read more...]
About Alexandre Ferrere
Alexandre Ferrere is 28 and lives in France. After a Master's degree in Library Sciences and a Master's degree in English Literature, he is now working on a PhD. in American poetry.
His essays and poems appeared or are forthcoming in Beatdom, Empty Mirror, Rust+Moth, Lumin Journal, Riggwelter Press, Barren Magazine, Isacoustic, armarolla, Lucent Dreaming, Kissing Dynamite, Porridge Magazine and elsewhere. Find him on Twitter @bluesfolkjazz and at neutralspaces.co/alexandre_ferrere/.