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Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Jericho Brown

From the organizers:  This livestream* reading will be accessible from the Inprint website. General admission tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 23. Details on how to access the reading will be provided to season subscribers and to those who purchase general admission tickets in the Eventbrite email receipt.  Jericho Brown will read a selection of […]

Unbound Book Festival Keynote, feat. Jericho Brown and Tracy K. Smith

From the organizers: “Panelists: Jericho Brown and Tracy K. Smith Join us for an unforgettable evening when we welcome these two beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poets in conversation to conclude Unbound’s sixth festival.” Access link will appear here: http://www.unboundbookfestival.

Hugo House presents Writing the Duplex with Jericho Brown

From the organizers: In this 90-minute class, Jericho Brown will lead students through an exercise for writing a duplex poem — a form he invented that blends the ghazal, the sonnet, and the blues. Each student should bring 14 disparate lines of 9–11 syllables to class. Lines may be from sentences of the student’s own […]

NBF Presents: Secrets of the South, feat. Jericho Brown, Tayari Jones, and Deesha Philyaw

From the organizers: “Join National Book Award–honored authors Jericho Brown (The Tradition, 2019 Poetry Finalist), Tayari Jones (An American Marriage, 2018 Fiction Longlist), and Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, 2020 Fiction Finalist) for a conversation on Southern literature and how Black writers are redefining stereotypes of the South, one poem, story, and […]

Unbound Book Festival presents Poetry and Prayer, feat. Jericho Brown

From the organizers: “Featuring Jericho Brown, Molly McCullly Brown, Alicia Jo Rabins, with moderator Rev. Molly Housh Gordon If, as Mary Oliver declared, attention is the beginning of devotion, then many poems are akin to prayer. But for those poets steeped in liturgical traditions or marked by celestial yearnings, that connection is more direct. The […]

The Black Matter Is Life: Poetry for Engagement and Overcoming – Love, Love, Love, feat. Jericho Brown

From the organizers: “Join us this winter for a virtual series of public conversations entitled, The Black Matter is Life: Poetry for Engagement and Overcoming. In this series, we will explore and discuss the rich tradition and innovation found in African American poetry. Poetry is a powerful art form, one that offers profound insights into […]

Writers Against Trump presents The Georgia Senate Runoff with Jericho Brown, Anjali Enjeti, Tayari Jones, and Laurel Snyder

From the organizers: Writers Against Trump: The Georgia Senate Runoff with Jericho Brown, Anjali Enjeti, Tayari Jones, and Laurel Snyder. Moderated by Carolyn Forché, co-sponsored by Avid Bookshop and Books & Books.  Register here.

WE SPEAK Youth Poetry Slam Competition with Special Guest Jericho Brown

From the organizers: Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) presents the first-ever WE SPEAK Festival, a virtual, evening-length celebration of spoken word poetry and storytelling. Integrating critically-acclaimed artists Jericho Brown, Andrea Gibson, Kealoha, Shane Koyczan, and Robin Sanders, alongside talented local youth chosen through a juried selection process, WE SPEAK seeks to embody the complex themes and […]

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 […]