Paul Maher Jr.

Paul Maher, Jr. is an author, book critic, photographer and filmmaker best known for his published books about Jack Kerouac. He is the author of Kerouac: His Life and Work (Taylor Trade) and Burning Furiously Beautiful: The Saga of Young Jack Kerouac (with Stephanie Nikolopoulos), and Tom Waits on Tom Waits: Interviews and Encounters with Tom Waits (Chicago Review Press).


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Kerouac’s Haunted Life

Jack Kerouac’s lyrical lost novel reflects a decade of personal struggle with relationships, his father, and his writing....

Kerouac’s Haunted Life
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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