1st Annual ARTS Reunion at ODU: September 25-29, 1978


Michael S. Harper, 1st Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb Center, Rooms 148-150

Author/Artist Bio

Michael S. Harper teaches at Brown University, He is the editor of Heartblow. Black Veils, an anthology of black poetry. His own volumes of poetry include Dear John, Dear Coltrane, Debridgement, Song: I Want a Witness, History as Apple Tree, History is Your Own Heartbeat, Nightmare Begins Responsibility, and Images of Kin. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1976


Michael S. Harper gave a reading at 2:30 p.m on Monday, September 25, in the Webb Center, Rooms 148-150.

After the reading, Michael S. Harper, was on a panel discussing rage and glory of the black writer today. Other participates on the panel were Margaret Simmons(Hampton Institute), William Carroll (Norfolk State), and scholar Blyden Jackson (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) on Monday, September 25, 1978 at 2:30 p.m.


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