Major Jackson: John Holmes Memorial Poetry Reading on April 2nd

Major Jackson, PoetMajor Jackson, author of 3 collections of poetry – Holding Company, Hoops, and Leaving Saturn, (awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry) – is a Guggenheim Fellowship, Pushcart Prize, and Whiting Writers’ Award recipient.

Jackson will be reading his poetry on April 2nd, 3:30 PM, in the Hirsh Reading Room.

Jackson’s poems explore art, literature, and music as a dark, seductive force and render visible the spirit of resilience, courage, and creativity in ordinary lives. Book signing and reception will follow the reading.

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