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William J. Harris, former Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Kansas, lives and writes in Brooklyn. He is coauthor of Crooners, a volume of poems, and editor of The LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader. His poetry and essays have appeared in Catamaran, Callaloo, African American Review, Artforum and The American Scholar.