Wilde Boy No. 2: beat

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“I have always been at the same time—” A conversation with Jessie Lynn McMains

A punk poet, beat zinester, small press publisher, and spoken word performer, Jessie Lynn McMains has been publishing their own and others’ writing in zines and chapbooks since 1994. They were the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Racine, WI, and currently write a recurring music column for Pussy Magic. ​As a fellow Wisconsinite (and much less experienced zinester), I was immensely excited to be able to interview them for this issue of ​Wilde Boy​! Jessie Lynn didn’t disappoint—here, we discuss a few of the works 59