October 20, 2023

Professor Emeritus, Ron Welburn, writes:  Here's more news of my achievements since late 2022.

  • Presenter: “Poetry Writing: An Interactive Workshop About Developing Craft and Finding Voice” for the Straw Dog Writing Group. Northampton Center for the Arts. Massachusetts. 21 May 2022.
  • Participated by invitation in 2022 Indigenous Peoples Day program series, Bristol [MA] Community College. Native Poets Speak. Fall River campus, with Lucille Lang Day. 11 October; and Natives and Jazz Workshop, Attleboro campus, 12 October.
  • “Conditions,” in Pensive: A Global Journal of Spirituality and the Arts ,#7, November 2022.
  • Recently learned his article, “Jay Wright’s Poetics: An Appreciation.” MELUS 18.3 (Fall 1993):   51–70. was reprinted. in Jay Wright, Ed. and Intr., Harold Bloom. Chelsea House, 2004.
  • “Jazz Is … Free …?” in chapter 8: “Anthology,” Ain’t But a Few of Us: Black Music Writers Tell Their Story, ed. Willard Jenkins, 104–10. Durham: Duke UP, 2022. 259–63. Originally published in The Grackle Improvised Music in Transition, fall 1976.
  • Read Poetry via ZOOM. Association of Writers & Writing Programs 2023 Conference, Seattle, with other Native poets Denise Low, Ruth Nolan, Eric Shaffer, and panel coordinator Lucille Lang Day. AWP23 Session F110, Friday, 10 March 2023.