Series A: Tyrone Williams and Janet Holmes
Tyrone Williams teaches literature and theory at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of two books of poetry, c.c.(Krupskaya Books, 2002) and On Spec (Omnidawn Publishing, 2008). He also has several chapbooks out, including AAB (Slack Buddha Press, 2004), Futures, Elections (Dos Madres Press, 2004)and Musique Noir (Overhere Press, 2006). A new book of poems, the Hero Project of the Century, is forthcoming in 2009 from The Backwaters Press. He recently completed a manuscript of poetry commissioned by Atelos Books. For more, visit his website.
Janet Holmes is author of five books of poetry. A professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Boise State University, she is also director and editor of Ahsahta Press, a 34-year-old all-poetry imprint. She lives in Boise, Idaho, with her husband, novelist and poet Alvin Greenberg.
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, June 03, 2009 at Hyde Park Art Center.