Portraits of Poets Series: Tonya Foster

Check out the latest in Ted Roeder’s Portraits of Poets series featuring Tonya Foster!

Tonya Foster‘s poetry, fiction, and essays have been published in a variety of journals from Callaloo to The Hat to Western Humanities Review. She is the author of A Swarm of Bees in High Court (forthcoming this year from Belladonna*) and co-editor of Third Mind: Creative Writing Through Visual Art. A recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship, a Magnet Fellowship, and a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, she is currently a Ph.D. student in the Graduate Center’s English Department at The City University of New York.

Photo Gallery:

Tonya reads “New Orleans Bibliography”:


Images and video by Ted Roeder.

Ted Roeder

Ted Roeder is a photographer who does portraits of poets, artists, musicians and performers. He has been documenting the Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day Marathon Reading since 2012.