Saturday, February 26, 2011

Reading Series welcomes Jericho Brown, March 1st

This Tuesday the Roosevelt Reading Series welcomes acclaimed poet Jericho Brown.  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. 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 the University of San Diego.  His first book of poetry, PLEASE, won the American Book Award.  

Stop by the Gage Gallery on Tuesday March 1st.  Coffee and conversation will begin at 4:30 and the reading will begin at 5:00.  With Brown and the RU Reading Series, you can welcome March in like a line of poetry, not  a lion. 

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