John Tytell

John Tytell is best known for Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano and Naked Angels, an early history of the Beats. He had two new books appear in 2014: Writing Beat and Other Occasions of Literary Mayhem and The Beat Interviews.


The Limelight Kid

John Tytell reviews Mary V. Dearborn’s new biography of Hemingway....

Renegade Rosset

John Tytell on Barney Rosset, the gutsy dynamo of American alternative publishing....

The Endless War

Photography and the glamorization of battle, from the Greeks to modern-day journalism....

Moon Magic

John Tytell reviews Judith Malina's "Full Moon Stages: Personal Notes from 50 Years of The Living Theatre."...

Raucous Sounds: City Lights Pocket Poets at 60
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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