Tributes & Celebrations:
TED JOANS LIVES! A TRIBUTE is found on this website. To contribute, please email us.
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. These snapshots were taken at the event, which included a collage of Ted Joans photos & articles. A slide show of photos of Ted ran throughout the event. Laura Corsiglia’s painting of Ted hung on a wall in the Gallery for this evening.
Al Aronowitz & others remember Ted Joans at The Blacklisted Journalist.
A tribute to Ted Joans in Boston on the first anniversary of his death, 04.25.04 (download .pdf)
Ted Joans tribute at Milk Magazine
Obituaries & Biographies:
Earshot Jazz June 2003 newsletter, in PDF format.
The Stranger (Seattle)
San Francisco Chronicle
New York Times
If you are aware of other obituaries, biographies, or Joans-related articles, please email Denise.
Ted Joans’ books for sale, including signed books, at Empty Mirror Books.
In Thursday Sane was published by Swan Scythe Press.
“Teducation” and “WOW,” reviewed by Jack Foley. Both were published in 1999.
Ted Joans’ poems & other info on the web:
The Teducated Mouth: An Interview with Ted Joans by John Barbato & Beth Kelly.
TedJoans.com — Read poems, learn about books and more!
Charles Henri Ford letters to Ted Joans at University of Delaware.
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.