Profile: Russell Atkins (1925-)

Russell Atkins  is a musician, playwright, poet, and composer from Cleveland, Ohio, known primarily for his contributions to American avant gardepoetry. He was born in Cleveland and raised on Cleveland’s east side by three women – his mother, his grandmother, and his aunt Mae – after his father deserted the family. The family resided in Atkins’ aunt Mae’s home. Continue reading Profile: Russell Atkins (1925-)