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Sing This One Back to Me

Sing This One Back to Me (Paperback)

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Starting with Bob Holman's transcription of the griot poems sung to him by West African legend Papa Susso, Holman builds on that oral tradition to share his own intimate history. Spoken word performer, activist, and Bowery Poetry Club impresario Bob Holman is the former readings curator at the St. Mark's Poetry Project and the original Slammaster of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. He co-founded the Endangered Language Alliance and served as the host of the PBS series The United States of Poetry and On the Road with Bob Holman on LinkTV. Sing This One Back to Me is his seventh collection.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Coffee House Press Publication Date: 23/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9781566893251  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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.

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