Thursday, February 26, 2009
Main Classroom Auditorium
1899 East 22nd Street
(MC 134, across from the Howard A. Mims)
Free and open to the public
The CSU Poetry is hosting a reading with Jericho Brown and Terrance Hayes as part of their spring Writers/Reading Program.
Jericho Brown was a speechwriter to the former mayor of New Orleans, and is the author of the poetry collection Please (New Issues, 2008). His poems have appeared in such journals as Callaloo, The Iowa Review, and Jubilat. He is the recipient of a 2006 James Michener Fellowship, a Cave Canem Fellowship, and a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference. He is an assistant professor of English and creative writing at the University of San Diego.
Terrance Hayes is the author of three collections of poetry: Wind in a Box (Penguin, 2006), listed as one of the top 100 books in The New Yorker; Hip Logic (Penguin, 2002) a National Poetry Series selection; and Muscular Music, winner of the Kate Tufts Discover Award. His work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, The African-American Review, Harvard Review, and The Southern Review. The recipient of a Pushcart Prize, The Whiting Writers Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Hayes is an associate professor of creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University.
Call the Cleveland State University Poetry Center at 216-687-3986 for more information or visit www.csuohio.edu/poetrycenter
Michael Schwartz Library