Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: Jericho Brown

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Join the Hargrett Library for the induction of Jericho Brown into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m. in room 285 of the UGA Special Collections Building. Brown will deliver a poetry reading and participate in a Q&A discussion; a light reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required and available here. For more information email    

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Jericho Brown is an accomplished author of poetry and prose. A Louisiana native, he is the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and poetry editor at The Believer. Brown received the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for The New Testament (2014), and both the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and the Whiting Award for his third collection of poetry, The Tradition (2019). In addition to awards for his writing, Brown has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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