Tributes & Celebrations:
A celebration of Ted Joans’ life took place in Vancouver B.C. on Wednesday, May 14.
The Isis Gallery in Seattle hosted an evening in remembrance of Ted on June 6, 2003.
Obituaries & Biographies:
If you are aware of other obituaries, biographies, or Joans-related articles, please email Denise.
Ted Joans’ poems & other info on the web:
The Teducated Mouth: An Interview with Ted Joans by John Barbato & Beth Kelly.
Audio file of Ted Joans reading at University of California, Berkeley on February 1, 2000, on the occasion of Langston Hughes’ birthday. Ishmael Reed introduces Ted for a little over eight minutes, then Ted reminisces about Langston Hughes, reads a few of Hughes’ poems, and a number of his own.
NPR ran a terrific story on Ted Joans, on the day he was given the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Other Webpages About Ted Joans:
Photos & links at Recollection Books, a Seattle bookstore.
Arthur W. Wang, publisher (Hill & Wang), discusses Ted Joans.
Beatnet.de, German Beat site offers links & a terrific photo of Ted taken in 1980.
This 1997 article in the Seattle Times mentions Ted.