He is the grandson of Harlem Renaissance poet Gwendolyn Bennett and has studied with the Chicago poets Joffre Stewart and David Hernandez. T. K. ORourke began to recite his street poems at age 16 in Chicago.
Thomas. Edition is limited to 50 copies at 50 pre-publication price; 65 after. For purchase please contact Paulette Myers-Rich at. Presentation and reading (reservations required Date: September 10, 2015, time: Contact, place: Traffic Street Press Studio 436 Smith Av N, St Paul MN 55102, reservations contact: The river is a force, a power, a lure over the human animals that.
ORourkes work has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, Spectrum (Scotland Flatmancrooked, Anthology of Contemporary Poetics, Cartier Street Review, Lief, Blue Collar Review and many others. TKOs fourteen volumes of handmade tattered chapbooks of street poetry are a part of the Givens Rare Book Collection at the Anderson Library of the University of Minnesota). The men and women who work upon its waters know this and this book is in honor of them, and an homage to the River, its dwellers, lovers, dreamers and those who have learned its secrets. Kevin orourke, traffic Street Press announces the publication of Bargehands Dance by poet and Workshop member kevin orourke. The fine, deluxe edition includes photographs by Paulette Myers-Rich, winner of the Minnesota Book Award and long time associate of the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St.