The Poetry Project

Bob Holman

L-R Hal Willner, Bob Holman, Bill Adler in the Mouth Almighty office, ca. 1998

Bob Holman is a poet (eighteen books including films/audios), professor (New School, Bard, NYU, Columbia, Princeton), performer (actor/singer), and founder of the Bowery Poetry Club. His work with oral traditions has led to his current activism for endangered languages, including co-founding the Endangered Language Alliance and hosting the documentary Language Matters for PBS.