S255. CANCELLED: The Blues-Poetic Intersect as Medium and Method for Dissent
Saturday, March 10, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Bruce Arlen Wasserman is a poet, book critic, and blues musician. His poems can be found in various literary journals. His reviews appear in The New York Journal of Books and The Washington Independent Review of Books. In 2016, he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers has published four books of poetry, including The Glory Gets. Most recently, she received a poetry fellowship from the Witter Bynner Foundation and a fiction fellowship from Aspen Summer Words Conference. She is professor of English at the University of Oklahoma.
Richard Jackson has earned the AWP George Garrett Award, Guggenheim, Fulbright, NEA, NEH, Witter-Bynner Fellowships, five Pushcarts, and the Slovene Order of Freedom. He is the author of thirteen award-winning books of poems, recently Resonance, Out of Place, Traversings, The Hearts' Many Doors, and twelve books of anthologies, translation, and criticism.
Robert Vivian is the author of The Tall Grass Trilogy and two books of meditative essays, Cold Snap as Yearning and The Least Cricking of Evening, and, most recently, Mystery My Country (poetry). He teaches at Alma College and in the low residency MFA program at The Vermont College of Fine Arts.