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Ferlinghetti was finally acquitted and Ginsberg became a household name.
The book will be introduced by long-time Ginsberg collaborator Steven Taylor and prefaced by respected beat poet David Meltzer.
City Lights is best known for publishing "Howl" by Ginsberg and "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac.
RuPaul, Merle Ginsberg and Santino Rice judged each competition, but a celebrity judge was also thrown in to the mix each week.
Going into the finale, Rose was not the favored to win and was expected to finish behind fashion critic Merle Ginsberg.