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West X Midwest presents Claudia Rankine and Jericho Brown

From the organizers: Spend an evening with McArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Jericho Brown and as they discuss Just Us, Rankine’s brilliant new collection. This arrangement of essays, poems, and images, speaks to the mechanics of race in this country, and invites us to discover what it takes to build better futures.

Poets & Writers present Unique and Unified: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the NOMMO Literary Society with Jericho Brown

From the organizers:  Founded in 1995, the NOMMO Literary Society was a writing workshop specifically for Black writers in New Orleans. Although Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in 2005 led to the workshop’s formal disbandment, its legacy and impact is felt to this day. Join us for a panel with former NOMMO Literary Society workshop participants as […]

Poetry@Tech presents Atlanta Poetry Festival & Translation Summit

From the organizers: featuring Jericho Brown, Linda Gregerson, Brenda Shaughnessy, Sandra Meek, Ilya Kaminsky, Mario Chard & a group of distinguished special guest poets from Germany This event is made possible in co-operation with Poetry@Tech, Terminus Magazine, Emory University, Westminster School, Berry College, and the Haus für Poesie Berlin. The event will be broadcast virtually over BlueJeans. As always, the reading […]

The Manchester Literature Festival presents Jericho Brown, Rachel Long, Raymond Antrobus & Safiya Sinclair

From the organizers:  MLF and Picador present four stunning, innovative poets whose work speaks to the times we are living in. Jericho Brown’s Pulitzer Prize winning collection The Tradition considers the normalisation of evil and explores masculinity, fatherhood and freedom. It also introduces the duplex, a new poetic form. Rachel Long’s superb debut My Darling from the […]

USF Humanities Institute Presents A Poetry Reading with Pulitzer Prize Winner, Jericho Brown

From the organizers: This year’s winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Jericho Brown, will read from “The Tradition” and take questions from the audience. “The Tradition” details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. His poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their […]

My Name Is My Own: Celebrating June Jordan & Ruth Stone | A Virtual Benefit

Featuring Jericho Brown, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rio Cortez, Monica Sok, and Alison C. Rollins, plus editors Jan Heller Levi, Christoph Keller, Bianca Stone, and Michael Wiegers Join Copper Canyon Press and an all-star lineup to celebrate the legacies of two iconic feminist poets, while raising crucial funds to support our spring season of phenomenal books. You’ll […]

Blue Flower Arts presents a Master Class with Jericho Brown

From the organizer: “In this 90-minute virtual master class, poet and educator Jericho Brown will lead you through a set of unconventional exercises he’s designed to keep your ears open and your fingers moving. Brown believes there is a profound relationship between reading poetry and writing it. He will lead our virtual gathering through focused readings, discussions, and recitations of the […]

Lift Every Voice: 250 Years of African American Poetry featuring Jericho Brown, Nikki Finney, Sonia Sanchez, Tyehimba Jess, and more

From the organizers: “Library of America, in partnership with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, presents the launch of Lift Every Voice, a nationwide celebration of the 250-year-long African American poetic tradition. The celebration is anchored by the publication of the anthology, African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song, edited by poet and Schomburg […]

Decatur Book Festival presents Jericho Brown

From the organizers:  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival presented by Emory University is proud to feature 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho Brown as this year’s Keynote speaker. In conversation with festival board president, Mathwon Howard, Brown will discuss his most recent book, The Tradition, that details the normalization of evil and its history at the […]

One Poem: A Protest Reading in Support of Black Lives, feat. Jericho Brown, Nikki Wallschlaeger, Alberto Ríos, and Kwame Dawes

From the organizers: On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. PDT / 8 p.m.

The Center For Fiction + BINC: Fundraiser Reading with Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado, Celeste Ng, and Karen Russell

From the organizers:  In solidarity with our fellow indie booksellers, we are hosting a fundraiser for the Book Industry Charitable Foundation’s COVID-19 relief fund with special guests Jericho Brown (The Tradition), Carmen Maria Machado (In the Dream House), Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere), and Karen Russell (Orange World). This event is the season finale of The Antibody, a weekly reading and Q&A hosted by Brian […]

Literary Cleveland presents Poetry and Protest with Jericho Brown, Philip Metres, and Barbara Jane Reyes

From the organizers: “As part of the Inkubator Conference, Literary Cleveland presents Poetry and Protest, a panel discussion with Jericho Brown, Philip Metres, and Barbara Jane Reyes. We’re living through a sudden resurgence of the power of protest—from Black Lives Matter marches to the pandemic statehouse protests. The word ‘protest’ comes from the Latin, meaning […]

For the Future of Poetry: A Virtual Benefit featuring Ellen Bass, Jericho Brown, and Arthur Sze

Join Copper Canyon Press for a virtual benefit reading featuring Lambda Literary Award winner Ellen Bass, National Book Award winner Arthur Sze, and Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho Brown, with a conversation moderated by Editor-in-Chief Michael Wiegers. Learn more about our summer fund drive and how you can help safeguard a future for poetry and independent publishing: https://www.coppercanyonpress.org/for-the-future-of-poetry/ […]

Patricia Smith’s Birthday Poetry Marathon featuring Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, and more

Bowery Poetry presents two nights of online poetry readings in celebration of poet Patricia Smith’s birthday, featuring readings from Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, Kwame Dawes, Cyrus Cassells, Nicole Sealey, Saeed Jones,  Fatimah Asghar, and many more. Event will be livestreamed here: https://www.facebook.com/bowerypoetryclub

Patricia Smith’s Birthday Poetry Marathon featuring Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, and more

Bowery Poetry presents two nights of online poetry readings in celebration of poet Patricia Smith’s birthday, featuring readings from Jericho Brown, Rachel McKibbens, Ellen Bass, Kwame Dawes, Cyrus Cassells, Nicole Sealey, Saeed Jones,  Fatimah Asghar, and many more. Event will be livestreamed here: https://www.facebook.com/bowerypoetryclub

LOGOS presents Jericho Brown and Jorie Graham

From the organizer: A very special digital LOGOS Gathering, co-sponsored by EcoTheo Review and Blue Flower Arts featuring Jericho Brown and Jorie Graham. LOGOS Gatherings are ‘liturgically-inflected’ reading events, which engage audience participation. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.

The Beautiful Witness We Bear: Writer to Writer featuring Jericho Brown and Nikki Finney

The Bay Area Book Festival presents Jericho Brown and Nikki Finney in conversation, moderated by Ismail Muhammad, reviews editor for The Believer and board member at the National Book Critics Circle. Register to view the livestream here: https://baybookfest.secure.force.

SOMOS presents Ellen Bass and Jericho Brown

SOMOS presents an online reading with Ellen Bass and Jericho Brown, free and open to the public. Access information here: https://somostaos.org/calendar/#event=38764263

HRC Fireside Chat With Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet Jericho Brown

Pulitzer Prize-winner Jericho Brown joins Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David to discuss the resilience of the Black LGBTQ community and celebrate the power and importance of poetry as a vehicle for calling out injustice. Watch here: https://www.hrc.org/resources/fireside-chat-with-pulitzer-prize-winning-poet-jericho-brown

Jericho Brown’s The Tradition Wins 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

The Tradition by Jericho Brown, published in April 2019 by Copper Canyon Press, has won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The decision was announced on May 4th. Fellow finalists for the Prize were Only As the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems by Dorianne Laux and Dunce by Mary Ruefle. Brown’s accomplishment confirms […]