Cult Fiction

Drug addicts, hustlers, pimps, boozers, suicidal losers … The authors we’ve highlighted in the feature articles below encompass a wide range of life experiences but one thing is certain – their life and work is about as subtle as a boot stomping on your face. Antonin Artaud said it best: “If there is still one hellish, truly accursed thing in our time, it is our artistic dallying with forms, instead of being like victims burnt at the stake, signaling through the flames.” Enter at your own risk . . .



Celebrating Dickens: The 25 Days of A Christmas Carol Challenge

Charles Bukowski: Poet Laureate of Skid Row

Deconstructing the Beat Generation

Harry Crews: Out of the Gates, Slowly Bleeding

Hustling Roses Down the Avenues of the Dead: Classic Poems from the Bukowski Archives

Jack Kerouac: Safe in Heaven Drunk

Literary Insults

Weekend in Aintry! James Dickey and the Making of Deliverance

William S. Burroughs: Secret Agent in Hell

Word Hoard: Book Reviews [1999-2019]

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