Streaming Video & Sound Files

  •  from Outlandish Blues and early
            versions of poems from
            Red Clay Suite - (7:06)
  •  "Natural Uprising" and from
            Outlandish Blues - (5:09)
  •  more early versions of poems from
            Red Clay Suite - (8:20)


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Miami University – Marcum Conference Center – 9.19.03

Honoree Jeffers

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is the author of three books of poetry, The Gospel of Barbecue, Outlandish Blues, and Red Clay Suite. She has received an award from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, and fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society, the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and the MacDowell Colony. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in various journals, including American Poetry Review, Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz and Literature, The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, New England Review, and Ploughshares, and in over a dozen anthologies. A native southerner, she now lives on the prairie where she is Associate Professor of English at the University of Oklahoma.