News Poetry Reading by UVM Professor Major Jackson
MARLBORO, VT – (March 8, 2013) Poet and University of Vermont professor Major Jackson will read from his personal collection on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00pm in the Apple Tree building at Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT.
Jackson is the author of three collections of poetry: Holding Company (W.W. Norton, 2010) and Hoops (W.W. Norton, 2006), both finalists for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry, and Leaving Saturn (University of Georgia, 2002), winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and finalist for a National Book Critics Award Circle. He is also a recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and has been honored by the Pew Fellowship in the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation in conjunction with the Library of Congress.
Jackson is the Richard Dennis Green and Gold Professor at University of Vermont and a core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars.
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