Hard Hat Reading: Bob Holman
Watch Bob Holman—poet, filmmaker, and founder of the Bowery Poetry Club—as he reads June Jordan’s “Financial Planning” and his own poem “We Are the Dinosaur” from his book The Collect Call of the Wild.
This event is part of the ongoing Hard Hat Reading Series, featuring poetry readings by members of the Poets House community.
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