"Sing This One Back to Me" poems by Bob Holman, with special guest appearance by Papa Susso. "From West Africa to NYC, the oral tradition comes alive through the collaborative storytelling of Holman and legendary griot Papa Susso." Co-sponsored by Split This Rock.
About the author: Bob Holman is a poet, multimedia producer, poetry activist, and performance poetry professor who lives in New York City. Bob has published six books, most recently A Couple of Ways of Doing Something (Aperture, 2006), praise poems paired with photographs of artists by Chuck Close. He’s also put poetry on television, radio and the Web, producing The United States of Poetry for PBS, appearing on MTV’s Spoken Word Unplugged and HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, and serving as poetry commentator on WNYC and NPR. Currently, he teaches Exploding Text: Poetry in Performance at Columbia University and is the founder and proprietor of the Bowery Poetry Club.
Metro: U St and walk two blocks or take the Woodley/14th St/McPherson Circulator bus right there, to 14th & U