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Writers & Scholars Series- Jericho Brown

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Jericho Brown is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he is the winner of the Whiting Writer's Award. Brown’s first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament(Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. His third collection is The Tradition (Copper Canyon 2019). His poems have appeared in The Bennington Review, Buzzfeed, Fence, jubilat, The New Republic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, TIME magazine, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University.

Event address: 
Alston Campus Center, AL-Luchsinger Lounge
141 East College Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
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$15.30
ISBN: 9781556594861
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award "By some literary magic--no, it's precision, and honesty--Brown manages to bestow upon even the most public of subjects the most intimate and personal stakes."--Craig Morgan Teicher, "'I Reject Walls': A 2019 Poetry Preview" for NPR "A relentless dismantling of identity, a difficult jewel of a poem."--Rita Dove, in her introduction to Jeri