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Hugo House presents RESCHEDULED: Word Works | Jericho Brown: Nonsense and Senselessness

June 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm PDT


Hugo House presents, June 11 at 6 PM PDT, RESCHEDULED: Word Works | Jericho Brown: Nonsense and Senselessness

From the organizers:

This event has been rescheduled from March 5, 2021.

Former Poet Laureate Rita Dove has said that “poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” Yet many readers still struggle to understand the meanings of poems. In his Word Works lecture, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown will dive into what’s going on when we read a poem and think, “That doesn’t make sense.” Looking at examples of sense and nonsense in his and others’ work, Brown will explore the different techniques poets use to balance meaning and mystery.

After the talk, Brown will be interviewed by Anastacia-Reneé.

All Word Works events this season will take place online. Tickets cost $15 general admission, $12 for members. We also have a $5 option for students or anyone who is financially disadvantaged. Tickets can be purchased at the bottom of the page.

This event will take place via CrowdCast, Pacific Time.

Register here: https://hugohouse.org/events/word-works-jericho-brown-nonsense-senselessness/


June 11, 2021
6:00 pm PDT
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