Arthur Flowers to Perform at Delta Symposium XXIV

JONESBORO – Bluesbased performance poet Arthur Flowers will give a featured performance, “Hoodoo Lords of the Delta: Practice, Pedagogy, and Prophecy,” at Arkansas State University’s 24th annual Delta Symposium Friday, April 13. His presentation starts at 11 a.m. in the Carl R. Reng Student Union auditorium.
Afterward, Flowers will answer questions and sign books. Presented by the A-State’s Department of English, Philosophy and World Languages, the symposium is free and open to the public.
Flowers, a native of Memphis, is an associate professor of English and creative writing in the master of fine arts program at Syracuse University in New York, where he conducts fiction workshops and teaches courses in global storytelling, fable and magical realism, African American literature, and the literary blues.


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