2- Read Alta Magazine's Neal Cassady article and Cathy Cassady's Alta Podcast: 

​The Journal of Alta California combines William R. Hearst III's passions for publishing and the arts into a new publication that is a paean to California. Alta is a vibrant print and online magazine that also will hold a series of events bringing together the best thinkers on California and current issues.


Al Hinkle, perhaps best known as “‘Big Ed’ Dunkel,” in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. In real life, Hinkle was close friends with Kerouac, Neal Cassady and his family.

Rest in peace, dear Al.

Read Chronicle article:

Click to hear the podcast:

Hear an interview with Cathy Cassady discussing her mother Carolyn Cassady.

This website is dedicated to​ the lives of Neal & Carolyn Cassady.

Enjoy our website, but please note that all photos are copyright protected. Please contact the Neal Cassady Estate for permission to use them. 

Cathy  Cassady


Jami Cassady


April 1, 1948, San Francisco, Ca.

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John & Neal Cassady




Born September 4, 1926      Died December 26, 2018



3- A new book by Carolyn Cassady.

 A mother-daughter 1979 travel narrative, humorous and

​ informative. Illustrated by Carolyn Cassady.

      To order the book, visit Amazon.com:

Personal Note:

    * "After she passed away, Jami, John and I were astounded to discover the fantastic treasures our mother had accumulated during her productive 90 years." 

  (a)  Sketches, drawings,  art work
  (b)  Volumes of correspondence, journals, and poignant poetry
        reflecting her loneliness while living in England.
  (c)  At least one screenplay, a 600-page typed autobiography, 
        a novel or two

  (d)  and this delightful travel memoir.

  * From Cathy Cassady’s Introduction to Travel Tips for the Timid.

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Neal & Carolyn