randy :: rhody

:: The Hippie Hitchhiker from Nebraska

:: In 1966 a teenage vagrant flees the draft and roams the highways. While seeking highest perfect wisdom . . .

. . . he finds brief success as a vagabond poet, before abandoning the limitations of language.

:: Randy Rhody's memoir The Hippie Hitchhiker from Nebraska sweeps away clichés of flower children, desperate addicts, and militant radicals . . .

. . . to bring you a roadside view of the '60s not seen by historians, journalists, or celebrities.

book cover

In print and ebook formats at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Target, Reinlesen, Buecher, Weltbild, and elsewhere.


:: Recently published in Beatdom literary journal

Allen Ginsberg in Nebraska

The year is 1966 and Allen Ginsberg is visiting the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, shocking and amusing the naïve students there. Eighteen-year-old Randy Rhody recalls hosting a party at his apartment for the world-renowned poet.

:: Poetry anthology The Writing on the Wall

Includes work by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ezra Pound, Kenneth Rexroth, Ishmael Reed, Tuli Kupferberg, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Clarence Major, Peter Seeger, Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, Edgar Lee Masters, Delmore Schwartz, Gregory Corso, Douglas Blazek, Leroi Jones, D. A. Levy, Julius Lester, Randy Rhody, e. e. cummings, Kenneth Patchen, Chief Joseph, Peter La Farge, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Charles Bukowski, Walter Lowenfels, Carl Sandburg, Vachel Lindsay, Robert Bly, Emily Dickinson, Archibald Macleish, and Woody Guthrie.

The Writing on the Wall, Walter Lowenfels

The Writing on the Wall

Hardcover, July 1969.
Walter Lowenfels, editor.
Doubleday, publisher.

ISBN-10: 0385017448.
ISBN-13: 978-0385017442.
WorldCat OCLC 70233707.

randy's publications :: in the mimeograph revolution

about Scrip about Do It about Paracutes about Poets at the Gate about 4 Suits about Sum about The Writing on the Wall

about :: The Hippie Hitchhiker from Nebraska

travel map :: 1966 -1967

comparative timeline :: 1966 -1969

personae :: the famous, the notorious, & the complete unknowns

photo blog :: a visual supplement