MFA in Writing Program Reading Series Presents Kevin Young

Thursday, September 20 7:45 – 9:30 p.m.

Fromm Hall - FR 125 - Maraschi Room

Kevin YoungKevin Young is the author of ten books of poetry, including Book of Hours, Brown, Jelly Roll: a blues, and Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995-2015, which was longlisted for the National Book Award. He is also the author of two nonfiction books: The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness, and Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Young is poetry editor at The New Yorker and director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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