Tyrone Williams Profile

Tyrone Williams, Ph.D


Tyrone Williams received his B.A., M.A. and Ph. D. from Wayne State University. He is the author of several chapbooks and seven books of poetry: c.c. (Krupskaya 2002), On Spec (Omnidawn 2008), The Hero Project of the Century (2009), Adventures of Pi (2011), Howell (2011), As Iz (2018), and, with Pat Clifford, washpark (2021)). A limited-edition art project, Trump l’oeil, was published by Hostile Books in 2017. He and Jeanne Heuving edited an anthology of critical essays, Inciting Poetics (University of New Mexico Press, 2019). Other critical essays and book reviews have appeared in jacket2, boundary 2, The Chicago Review, The Georgia Review, The Denver Quarterly and the Harriett Blog (Poetry Foundation). He teaches literature, literary theory and the black public sphere at Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio. His primary writing interests are experimental poetry, critical theory and African American culture.