Robert Russell reads his award-winning work, “Greyhound,” from the 2019 Wisconsin People & Ideas poetry contest.
Robert is a recovering economist currently living in Madison. For over ten years he was co-producer of the “Radio Literature” program on WORT FM, and was coordinator for the CheapAtAnyPrice poetry series. Russell led the Madison National Poetry Slam teams from 1992 to 1994, and has taught poetry in high schools and colleges here and abroad. His short fiction and poetry have been published in various literary magazines and anthologies, and his chapbook, Witness, is available on Amazon.
This Facebook Live reading series is part of the 150th anniversary celebration of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters and our Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine.