Writer, filmmaker
Humanities and Sciences


BA, Brooklyn College; MA, University of Wisconsin; PhD, New York University

Books include

Kerouac's Spontaneous Poetics: A Study of the Fiction; editor, Jack Kerouac's Book of Haikus

Films include

Co-producer, co-director, Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider. Writer, The Beat Generation: An American Dream

Publications include

Paris Review, The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Washington Post Book World, Boston Globe, The Village Voice, The Forward, Red Carpet, Omni, American Book Review, Review of Contemporary Fiction

Awards include

National Endowment for the Arts, New York Council for the Humanities