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Amsterdam News profiles WSU professor and playwright Bill Harris

September 30, 2012

An article profiles Bill Harris, distinguished literary critic, essayist, poet and professor at Wayne State University, who on Sunday, Oct. 7, will read from his latest book, "Blues and Jazz" at Harlem's Dwyer Cultural Center. Last year, Harris was the recipient of the prestigious Kresge Eminent Artist Award, a $50,000 prize given annually to an outstanding artist who has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the arts in metropolitan Detroit.