Reading by T.J. Anderson III, a former Fulbright Scholar at Cairo University, and author of <em>Cairo Workbook: Poems </em>(Willow Books); <em>River to Cross</em> (The Backwaters Press); <em>Notes to Make the Sound Come Right: Four Innovators of Jazz Poetry</em> (University of Arkansas Press); the spoken-word CD, <em>Blood Octave</em> (Flat Five Recordings); and the chapbook <em>At Last Round Up</em> (lift books). His poems have appeared in various journals and anthologies. His research interests include jazz poetry, African American literature, and the work of Aimé Césaire. Anderson is an associate professor of English at Hollins.
Funding provided by the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Series.