Poets Jessy Randall and Idris Goodwin In-Studio at KRCC

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Tonight Visiting Writer’s Series event in Gates Common Room (in Palmer Hall) on the Colorado College campus at 7 p.m. will feature CC’s own Jessy Randall, Tutt Special Collections Librarian, and author of the new collection of poems Injecting Dreams Into Cows (Red Hen Press); and Idris Goodwin, Mellon fellow in performance writing at Colorado College and author of These Are the Breaks and the play How We Got On.

The Big Something’s Noel Black spoke with Randall and Goodwin who interview one another and read/speak poems.

Here’s Idris Goodwin reading on Sesame Street:

 

2 Responses to Poets Jessy Randall and Idris Goodwin In-Studio at KRCC

  1. I can’t find Mr. T on Sesame Street on YouTube, but I did find Tully dressing as Mr. T for a sketch involving The A Team: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HduGxS7N5U

  2. jessyrandall says:

    I’m pretty sure he has never appeared on Sesame Street, so we may need to get a campaign going to make that happen. Here’s my evidence that he hasn’t done it already: http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Mr._T

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