Jericho Brown

Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing; Director, Creative Writing Program

English and Creative Writing

Office: N211-A Callaway. Fall 2021 office hours: By appointment.

Phone: 404-727-4683

Fax: 404-727-4672

Email: creativewriting@emory.edu

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Biography

Jericho Brown is the recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, a Whiting Writers' Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, the National Endowment for the Arts and USA Artists. His poems have appeared in The New York TimesThe New YorkerThe New RepublicBuzzfeedThe Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Best American Poetry. His first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award, and his second book, The New Testament (Copper Canyon Press 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library JournalColdfront, and the Academy of American Poets. His third collection of poetry, The Tradition (Copper Canyon Press), was published in April 2019 and was a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry and winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. He is the Charles Howard Candlerl Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University and director of the Creative Writing Program.

SCHEDULING REMOTE AND IN-PERSON VISITS: Anya Backlund at Blue Flower Arts, anya@blueflowerarts.com
MEDIA REQUESTS: Laura Buccieri at Copper Canyon Press: laura@coppercanyonpress.org, 650-387-7767
ADMINISTRATIVE QUESTIONS, CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM: Nora Lewis, nora.lewis@emory.edu

Publications

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Please

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The New Testament

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The Tradition