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Bob Holman, American poet.

Background

Holman, Bob was born on March 10, 1948 in LaFollette, Tennessee, United States. Son of R. Merwin Holman and Sally Ruth Schoenbachler.

Education

AB, Columbia University, 1970. Student, St. Marks Poetry Project, New York City, 1980.

Career

Co-director The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York City, 1989-1996. Creator, producer The United States Poetry, 1991-1996. Teacher The New School, 1993-1995.

Founder Mouth Almighty Records, 1995-1998. Guide The Mining Company, since 1996. Producer The World of Poetry, since 1997.

Professor Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, since 1998. Slammaster Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York City, 1989-1996. Board directors A Gathering of Tribes, New York City, Poets House, New York City.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Collect Call of the Wild, 1995 (Next Magazines Drop Kick in the NEXT Millenium award 1995). Co-editor: ALOUD! Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 1994 (American Book award 1994). Poet (Civil Defense) In With the Out Crowd, 1998.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Murray, October 22, 1982. Children: Dakota Sunseri, Sophia Murray Holman, Daisy Sally Murray Holman.

father:
R. Merwin Holman

mother:
Sally Ruth Schoenbachler

spouse:
Elizabeth Murray

children:
Dakota Sunseri Holman

Sophia Murray Holman

Daisy Sally Murray Holman