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The Poetry Society of America's New Salon at Tulane University

featuring Jericho Brown

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM
Building: Woldenberg Art Center, Stone Auditorium
Location: uptown campus

Jericho Brown worked as the speechwriter for the Mayor of New Orleans before receiving his PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. He also holds an MFA from the University of New Orleans and a BA from Dillard University. The recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland, Brown is an Assistant Professor at Emory University. His poems have appeared in journals and anthologies including, The American Poetry Review, The Believer, jubilat, Oxford American, Ploughshares, A Public Space, Tin House, and 100 Best African American Poems. His first book, PLEASE (New Issues), won the American Book Award. A reception will follow in the Newcomb Hall Faculty Lounge

Sponsored by: English Department as well as The Poetry Society of America

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required

For more information contact Peter Cooley via email to cooley@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-862-8174






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