The Green Room LIVE with Jericho Brown

Join The Merwin Conservancy on Saturday, May 29th, as they host Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown, who will read from his book The Tradition (Copper Canyon Press, 2019) and discuss the role of a person's "place" in poetry making.

This event is free, but a donation is welcome.

After registering, check your email inbox - all registrants will receive a 10% off promo code to purchase our presenters' books at da Shop: books + curiosities, one of our favorite local booksellers in Hawai‘i. 

Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Brown’s first book, Please (2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of the collection The Tradition (2019), which was a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award and the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. His poems have appeared in Buzzfeed, The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Creative Writing and the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta.