I saw a pathetic pic of Ken Babbs on his facebook sitting on the tailgate of his pickup truck – loaded with harvested wood! Many of his fans reassured him – they are reading his book about getting high on LSD with the Hell’s Angels – and what have you! Why doesn’t Babb run for Governor? ANSWER….He has no opinion on most matters1
Here is Jeff Forester.
Jeff Forester is O.U. Levon: Ken Kesey’s Co-author Recalls Their Year Writing Together
During the academic year of 1987-1988, Ken Kesey taught a graduate-level creative writing class of thirteen students at the University of Oregon. He charged the group with producing a full-length novel in one school year, which they did, publishingCavernsunder the name O.U. Levon (Novel University of Oregon backwards) in 1990.
It is my intent to interview each living author about the project and what they learned from Kesey.
Jeff Forester was the firstCavernsauthor to respond to my questions. His relationship with Ken Kesey extended beyond the year he spent in his writing class. Forester published a touchingremembrance of Keseyin the San Francisco…
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