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Offbeat Generation

A group of English writers united by their contempt for mainstream publishing. They enjoy punk music, use MySpace to disseminate their work and are associated with 3 a.m. Magazine and the Brutalists. Their subjects are the usual ones of disaffected youth – sex, drugs, alienation, poverty, anger and so on. Social Disease will be publishing a collection of their stories and poems. Their main spokesperson is Andrew Gallix.

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Offbeat generation
Their Twitter page (last updated in 2010)
Literature for the MySpace generation
Surfing the new literary wave
Interview with Andrew Gallix
The French Offbeat Generation