POWER OF POETRY

The Hocking Hills Festival of Poetry
Herbert Walker Martin

Herbert Woodward Martin, born in 1933, served as professor of English and poet-in-residence at the University of Dayton for more than three decades where he taught creative writing and African-American literature. He has devoted decades to editing and giving performances of the works of the poet and novelist Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). He is also the editor of four books as well as the author of nine volumes of poetry.

Herb  is a true elder in the world of poetry. His writing and electric performances are favorites with audiences around the country.

 

 

 

 

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