The Beatest State in the Union


...Collected Works from Texas Beat Writers of the 1950s and 60s, edited by Chris Carmona, Rob Johnson, and Chuck Taylor

Many of the major Beat writers of the 1950s and 1960s had a fascination with Texas. They spent time here, traveled around the state, wrote here, and left a legacy among the Texas writers and their original Beat fans. This anthology includes contributions from the 1950's to the present. The work offers writings from both well-known and emerging Beat writers.

Order from any bookstore, local or online. This title is also available from Fleur Fine Books of Galveston, Texas. 

About the Editors

Editors Chris Carmona, Rob Johnson, and Chuck Taylor know more about Beat writing than anyone else, and they have gathered in this anthology a remarkable collection that includes both the early Beat writers and literary artists whose writing owes much to the literary tradition of the Beats.