Met some new talent at the Southwest Symposium in Little Rock, Arkansas. Elgin Jumper is a Seminole poet from Hollywood, Florida. His new book of poetry is NIGHTFALL, Number Two of the Native American Chapbook Series II, published by the Sequoyah Research Center at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.
Posing with Stuart Y. Hoahwah, another young poet to watch for, and Elgin. Stuart is Comanche and was raised in Little Rock and southwest Oklahoma. He's in an MFA program majoring in poetry at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. His two books of poetry include, Split, from Inverted Press out of Lafayette, Louisiana, and his more recent, BLACK KNIFE, Number One from the Native Writers Chapbook Series II, published by the Sequoyah Research Center in Little Rock.
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