Film, Video Jericho Brown & Poetry Out Loud Winners: 2019 National Book Festival

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Title
Jericho Brown & Poetry Out Loud Winners: 2019 National Book Festival
Summary
Poetry Out Loud is a contest that encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. Poet Jericho Brown introduces 2019 winners.
Event Date
August 31, 2019
Notes
-  Jericho Brown is 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 of poems, "Please," won the American Book Award. His second book, "The New Testament," 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. His poems have appeared in Buzzfeed, The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, as well as several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta. Brown's new book is "The Tradition."
Running Time
47 minutes, 5 seconds
Language
English
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