Howl Turns 50!

In 2006, City Lights and poetry lovers across the country and around the world will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first publication of Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg.

Read the complete poem here: Howl by Allen Ginsberg

Beginning in October 2005 and lasting through the fall of 2006, there will be a series of celebrations and commemorative readings throughout the United States.

Read more about the celebration and history of howl at City Light’s Bookstore Celebrates Howl

Read “,” Thomas Scoville’s parody written at the peak of the dotcom boom in 2000, published by

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