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Jack Kerouac’s Final Years

In 1967, poets Aram Saroyan and Ted Berrigan traveled to St. Petersburg, Florida for The Paris Review to interview legendary Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac. Strangers were always showing up at Kerouac’s house to see the author of On The Road. Kerouac lived with his wife Stella, his mother Gabrielle and his beloved Persian cat. Stella tried shooing the poets away. But Saroyan had cache. His father was author William Saroyan, one of…




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Loren Kantor

Loren Kantor

Loren is a writer and woodcut artist based in Los Angeles. He teaches printmaking and creative writing to kids and adults.

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