Black History Month. Author #10: Jericho Brown

[Every day for the month of February, I will post a brief write-up of a Black author and links to some of their books. Please click the links in the text to find copies of their works.]

Jericho Brown is an American poet and professor who was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1978.

He is known for his powerful and lyrical poems that explore themes of race, love, and sexuality. Brown’s work has been widely praised for its use of metaphor and imagery, as well as its frank and intimate depictions of personal experience. He has published several books of poetry, including “The New Testament,“Please,” and “The Tradition,” which won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for poetry.

Brown is a professor of creative writing at Emory University and continues to be a leading voice in contemporary American poetry.

About Stephen Earley Jordan II

Author of "Beyond Bougie", "Cold, Black, and Hungry" and many other books.
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