August 2016: Spencer was recently interviewed about Cameron for the Lucifer Over London radio show. You can listen to it here: Click Here
Summer '16: Here's the cover of the Russian edition of Wormwood Star, published by Castalia Books.
October '15: Spencer was interviewed by the LA Weekly for a feature on the American artist Burt Shonberg. You can read it here: Click Here:
April 2015: Although marred by a few factual inaccuracies and a somewhat schizophrenic tone, Wormwood Star is enthusiastically reviewed at
Spirituality Today: Click Here:
October 2014: The Los Angeles Review of Books references Wormwood
Star in its feature on the Cameron exhibition currently being held at the MOCA Pacific Design Center. You can read it here: Click Here:
May 2014: Wormwood Star is reviewed by Neo Noir author Woody Haut:
April 2014: Dangerous Minds references Wormwood Star in its post on the BBC Radio documentary Ruthless Adventure: The Lives of L. Ron Hubbard
Walpurgisnacht 2014: The New Revised Edition of Wormwood Star in now available to buy. It features facinating new insights and info, as well as over
20 new images.
You can read more and order a copy; here.
It is also now available on the Kindle at Amazon.com here.
And at Amazon UK here.
March 2014: An excerpt from Zoning entitled Resurrection on 84th street of Angel, H.G.A, features in CUT UP!; An Anthology Inspired by the Cut-up Method of William S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin.
You can read more and order a copy here:
June 2013: Zoning is grokked in all fullness by Marc Olmsted at Sensitive
Skin. Click Here.
April 2013: Edward Silverstone Taylor's film Street Fair San Francisco,
starring Cameron, Crystal, Wallace and Shirley Berman, has been digitally transferred, and is now available to watch on the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive website here:
December 2012: The new issue of Beatdom Magazine features Spencer's Herbert Huncke memoir: Times Square Superstar. You can order a copy here.
October 2012: Academy 23; an anthology celebrating the groundbreaking ideas of William Burroughs and Brion Gysin includes Spencer's recollection of being taught how to shoot guns - Shanghai Style - by Burroughs. To buy a copy go here.
June 2012: Wormwood Star is given a terrific write-up in the scholarly Beat Review. You can read it here.
June 2012: Spencer’s collages feature at the Arte Occult event at Odd fellows Masonic Hall in Bristol on June 30th. For more info and tickets see here.
June 2012: Spencer was recently interviewed about his books and his Beat experiences by Blues in Greece. You can read it here
May 2012: The Brazilian version of the Cameron biography; entitled Estrela Absinto, has just been published by Madras Editora. You can read more here.
May 2012: Spencer was recently interviewed about Zoning and Wormwood Star by ace filmmaker Laki Vazakas for Literary Kicks. You can read it here.
November '11: Zoning was featured in a write up on Beatdom Books on the Dangerous Minds website. You can read it here.
August '11: Spencer was interviewed about his writing of Wormwood Star for the summer issue of The Cauldron. To buy a copy go here
July 2011: Spencer’s debut novel Zoning has just been published by Beatdom Books. To read more and order a copy go here
A short promo for Zoning has been uploaded onto YouTube which you can View Here
April 2011: The launch party for Wormwood Star will be held on Friday April 29th at Treadwells Bookstore in Bloomsbury, London. For more details here.
February '11: Spencer’s interview with Carolyn Cassady, focussing on her romances with Neal Cassady and Jack Kerouac, is published in the latest – sex themed – issue of Beatdom Magazine.
January 2011: Wormwood Star is reviewed by Richard Metzger at Dangerous Minds website. You can read it here
January 2011: To mark his latest release, Sleepwalkers, Spencer contributed a previously unpublished interview with David Sylvian to the uber cool website Dangerous Minds. You can read it here
December '10: Wormwood Star named one of the books of the year by Outsideleft. You can read the review here.
December '10: An advert for Wormwood Star has just been uploaded to Youtube. You can watch it here.
October '10: Spencer was recently interviewed by Joe Ambrose about his Cameron biography and other good stuff. You can read it online here.
September '10: Wormwood Star, Spencer's biography of the American artist and occult icon Marjorie Cameron has just been published by Mandrake of Oxford. Click Here to read more and order a copy.
August '10: Spencer's debut novel Zoning will be published by City of Recovery Press in 2011. Click Here to read more.
July '10: Spencer chronicles William Burroughs' subversive influence on rock culture and rap music in the latest issue of Beatdom Magazine. To read more and order a copy Click Here.
May '10: The latest issue of Erotic Review carries Spencer's tribute to his friend, X-Rated Goddess Juliet Anderson, who passed away in January.
June ‘09: Spencer has recently completed a biography of the American artist and occultist Marjorie Cameron for Mandrake Of Oxford Press. Click Here for more details.
April ‘09: Footage of Spencer in conversation with Herbert Huncke will be shown for the first time at a Huncke celebration held in Sydney later this month. Click Here to read more.
September ‘08: Spencer was recently interviewed about his time as a contributing writer, and resident “Media Assassin”, at Hip Hop Connection to commemorate the magazine’s 20th anniversary.
November '07: Spencer’s interviews with William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Paul Bowles and Herbert Huncke feature in Chelsea Hotel Manhattan by Joe Ambrose published by Headpress. Click Here to read more and order a copy.
January '07: Excerpts from Spencer’s interviews with Dennis Hopper, William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg appeared in the January issue of Record Collector celebrating David Bowie’s 60th birthday.