Poet Roger Reeves
September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harry Ransom Center, 300 W 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA
Poet and MCW alum Roger Reeves joins the English Department and New Writers Project faculty this fall. He is the author of King Me (Copper Canyon) and recipient of honors and support from the NEA, the Poetry Foundation, Cave Canem, among others.
Poet Major Jackson
October 12, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302)
Major Jackson is the author of three poetry collections: Roll Deep (W.W. Norton, 2015), Holding Company (W.W. Norton, 2010), Hoops (W.W. Norton, 2006), and Leaving Saturn (University of Georgia, 2002). Both Holding Company and Hoops were finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry. Leaving Saturn won the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award.