Part of the Emory University Creative Writing Program Reading Series. Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Buzzfeed, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Best American Poetry. His first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award, and his second book, The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets. His third collection, The Tradition, will be published in April 2019. He is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing and director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University. A reception and book signing will follow the reading.
This event is free – no tickets required.
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