John Clellon Holmes, 3rd Annual ODU Literary Festival

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Featured Participant

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Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

John Clellon Holmes helped develop the reputation the University of Arkansas enjoys for its writing program. A member of the board of directors of the Associated Writing Programs, he has written three novels: "Go, "The Horn," and "Get Home Free." He has published a book of essays, "Nothing More To Declare," and a book of poems, "The Bowling Green Poems." A new book of fiction and essays, "L.A. in Our Souls," has just been completed. Harper's, Saturday Review, Penthouse and Esquire are among the magazines in which Holmes' poems, short stories, articles and reviews have appeared.


Holmes was on a creative nonfiction panel with Katie Lyle, James Olney and William Ruehlmann and moderator Alf Mapp, Jr. on Thursday, October 2nd, 1980 at 2:30 p.m.


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