Rebecca Jolliff will graduate from Willamette University in May 2012 with a BA in English and Spanish. She tutors students at the university Writing Center, and works as a staff member for the Chrysalis, Willamette’s literary and arts magazine. Her research interests include African American literature and the Camino de Santiago.
Edwin Markham (1852-1940)
Throughout most of his life, Edwin Markham was known as the Dean of American Poetry, the Laureate of Labor, and—in his own words—the Poet Highwayman. His work as a poet and social reformer brought him recognition throughout the West and across the United States. He founded the Poetry Society of …