Confessions of a Psychick Youth: London Occulture of the 1980s with Matthew Levi Stevens

Join Matthew Levi Stevens for an evening of memories and musings from the occult culture of London in the 1980s.

The author looks back to his friendships with Genesis P-Orridge and also the members of Coil, through whom he also met Derek Jarman, William S. Burroughs, Terry Wilson, Peter Whitehead, and Others, against a backdrop of the thriving London Occulture of the 1980s and early 90s.

Matthew Levi Stevens is a published author, occultural commentator, and Enochian & Hermetic magical practitioner. His published works include The Magical Universe of William S. Burroughs (Mandrake of Oxford, 2014), in collaboration with C. J. Bradbury Robinson, A Way With Words (WhollyBooks, 2013), and A Moving Target: Encounters with William Burroughs (Beat Scene Press, 2012.)


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