John Holmes will read his poetry at the final Summer School reading Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. The reading which will be held in the Lamont Forum Room, will be preceded by recorded music at 4 p.m., and is free and open to the public.
Professor of English and Director of the Poetry Workshop at Tufts University. Holmes is also president of the New England Poetry Club. His most recent book, Writing Poetry was published in June. His other books include Address to the Living Map of My Country, The Double Root and several shorter collections. Holmes has also published in Poetry Harper's Atlantic Monthly, New Yorker, Nation Kenyon Review, and other periodicals.
Previous readings have included poets David Ferry, George Starbuck, Firman Houghton, Ruth Whitman, Stephen Sandy, and prose writer Clive T. Miller.