Visiting Writers Series: Reading by Jericho Brown

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. Brown’s first book, Please (2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (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. He is also the author of the collection The Tradition (2019). His poems have appeared in Buzzfeed, The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:30pm

Jamrich Hall, 1100
Jamrich Hall, 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Event Type

Visual and Performing Arts, Academic, Community

Website

https://www.nmu.edu/english/visiting-...

Cost

Free

Group
Creative Writers' Club, Graduate Writers and Academics, Passages North, Sigma Tau Delta
Department
English
Primary Contact

Rachel May

Contact Phone or Email

rmay@nmu.edu

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