Closing Night Event: A Conversation with Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown Closing Night by Stephanie Rountree, Ph.D.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 | 7:30 – 8:30 pm | GSU’s CMII & Whova

A Conversation with Jericho Brown is the final SSSL 2022 Closing Night event. Jericho Brown is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet (2020) and the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Brown’s first book, Please (2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of the collection The Tradition (2019), which was a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award and the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His poems have appeared in Buzzfeed, The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Creative Writing and the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta.

The Jericho Brown event is the final Closing Night Events at Georgia State University’s CMII

Tuesday Evening: June 28, 2022 | GSU’s CMII (25 Park Place, Atlanta)

SSSL 2022’s Tuesday Night Event will be held at Georgia State University’s Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) and will feature three Marquee Events