Coval, Kevin 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
with Jac Jemc
Innertown Pub


i’d drive down and back
in my mom’s Dodge for the latest
volumes of sound. i’d stutter
and stop and begin again. Lonesome
and on fire. none. no one i knew

– Kevin Coval, “molemen beat tapes”

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Read this interview with Kevin Coval from the Chicago Tribune:

Louder Than a Bomb about to blow up

A noted Chicago poet named Carl Sandburg once wrote, “I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on the way,” and so there sat one evening last week a somewhat less well-known Chicago poet named Kevin Coval, who is certainly on his way.

Watch Kevin Coval discuss writing:

Kevin Coval On Writing (Louder Than a Bomb in Oklahoma, Sept 2011)

From OLAA’s Video Archives: Kevin Coval teaching at the Jazz Hall of Fame in Tulsa, Ok. Kevin has been a mentor for organizer Kent Martin who has been working steadily since the Fall of 2010 to establish literary arts programming (primarily) for youth in Tulsa, OK and surrounding areas utilizing Louder Than a Bomb as model and muse.

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