Peter Coyote contributed to this homage to Beat poet Lew Welch, friend of Kerouac, Ginsberg and Cassidy, to name a few. Edited by Magda Cregg, it's a collection of essays, poems, songs, photographs, drawings, and memories from fifty of the people who loved him best. Other contributors are Gary Snyder, Michael McClure, Huey Lewis, Joanne Kyger, Robert Creeley, and Margo Patterson Doss.
Peter gives an overview of the book:
After graduating from Grinnell College with a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1964, and despite having been accepted at the prestigious Writer’s Workshops in Iowa, Coyote moved to the West Coast to pursue a master’s degree in creative writing at San Francisco State...