Floating On—If Not Up—Ward

  • Tyrone Williams
Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)


In this memoir, the poet and scholar Tyrone Williams recounts his upbringing in Detroit in a Black working-class family in the Sixties, and reflects on social mobility, and the relationship between his own work and his father’s work.

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© The Author(s) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tyrone Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Xavier UniversityCincinnatiUSA

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