Lucien Carr was friends with the Beats writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Then Carr killed a man. Find out what happened.
Welcome to the May 31-June 3, 2018 edition of Bidwell Hollow. May 31 is the birthday of Walt Whitman and Elizabeth Coatsworth. And June 3 is the birthday of Beat Generation poet and writer Alan Ginsburg. Whitman's, "A Noiseless Patient
Today is Monday, April 2, 2018. It's the birthday of famed fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen. It's also the birthday of writer Émile Zola and poet Anne Waldman. Our poem for today is "Prairie Spring" by Willa Cather. May
It's the weekend of March 24 and March 25, 2018. Birthdays this weekend include writers Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Toni Cade Bambara, and Kate DiCamillo. It's also director David Lean's birthday. Our poem for this weekend is Marianne Moore's "He Made This
Today is Monday, March 12, 2018. It's Jack Kerouac's birthday. Today is also the birthday of Virginia Hamilton and playwright Edward Albee. And on this date in 1987, "Les Misérables" made its Broadway debut. Our poem for today is "Written
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. It's the birthday of writers John Steinbeck and Irwin Shaw. Also honored with birthdays today are poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Kenneth Koch. Longfellow's "The Evening Star" is our poem for today. Thank you
Today is Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. It's the birthday of writers William S. Burroughs, Susan Hill, and Elizabeth Swados. And on this date Reader's Digest published its first issue in 1922. Our poem for today is Robert Frost's "An Old