April 30 | MahoganyBooks presents Author Talk + Book Singing w/ Jericho Brown


MahoganyBooks is excited to welcome award winning poet, Jericho Brown for a poetry reading, author talk, and book signing featuring his third collection of work, The Tradition. Jerichos' poetry concerns itself with his experience as a black, gay Southern man in America. In July 2018, his work has appeared in TIME magazine and Browns' first book 'Please' won the American Book Award. We are pleased to have Jericho Brown visit for an intimate evening of poetry and conversation and encourage you all to join us for this exciting event.

Jericho Brown, Poet

Jericho Brown is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he is the winner of the Whiting Writer's Award. Brown’s first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. His third collection is The Tradition (Copper Canyon 2019). His poems have appeared in The Bennington Review, Buzzfeed, Fence, jubilat, The New Republic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, TIME magazine, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University