Series A: Quraysh Ali Lansana and Michael Slosek
Michael Slosek is the author of INTERDICTION, A Sequence for Cinematic History, and By the Weight of an Arrow, which he wrote with Luke Daly.
Quraysh Ali Lansana is the author of They Shall Run--Harriet Tubman Poems, and the poetry collection southside rain; a children's book, The Big World; and a poetry chapbook, cockroach children: corner poems and street psalms. He is currently Director of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing and an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Chicago State University. Quraysh also serves as Poetry Editorial Review Board Director for Third World Press, Associate Editor-Poetry for Black Issues Book Review, and serves on the Editorial Board of Tia Chucha Press.
Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Organized by Indiana University Northwest Faculty William Allegrezza, this series brings exciting authors to the Art Center to share their work.
Recorded Wednesday, December 03, 2008 at Hyde Park Art Center.