Bob Holman

Bob Holman’s most recent collection, Sing This One Back to Me, includes poems in Welsh, translations from Ukrainian dumy (oral epics), and a section devoted to the Mandinke songs of his griot, Alhaji Papa Susso. A co-founder of the Endangered Language Alliance, he is host of the recent PBS documentary Language Matters, a film by David Grubin, which he is currently touring worldwide. He has taught Exploding Text: Poetry Performance at The New School, Bard, NYU, and Columbia, and is the founder and artistic director of the Bowery Poetry Club.