Jimmy Fazzino is a PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he also teaches in the Writing and Creative Writing programs. He is completing a dissertation on Beat writing in world contexts. His forthcoming publications include contributions to The Transnational Beat Generation (ed. Nancy Grace and Jennie Skerl) and A Century of Paul Bowles: Facets of a Multi-Artist (ed. Tyrus Miller and Irene Herrmann).