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El Williams

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El Williams III is an MFA Candidate in the Creative Writing Program with a concentration in poetry. He became interested in reading and writing poetry after his mother bought him a biography of Langston Hughes. His passion for creative writing grew even more after he discovered HBO's Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry, also known as Def Poetry Jam (HBO 2002-2007). In addition to writing poetry, he serves as the Director of Graduate Support for Loyola Academy of St. Louis.