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Poetry off the Shelf: Major Jackson
Feb 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry off the Shelf: Major Jackson


Join us for a poetry reading with Major Jackson. He is the author of four collections of poetry—Roll Deep, Holding Company, Hoops, and Leaving Saturn—winner of a Cave Canem Poetry Prize, and a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry. His poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, American Poetry Review, Callaloo, The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Poetry, Tin House, and Best American Poetry. He is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a Whiting Writers’ Award, and has been honored by the Pew Fellowship in the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation in conjunction with the Library of Congress.


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Poetry off the Shelf: Major Jackson

Join us for a poetry reading with Major Jackson. He is the author of four collections of poetry—Roll Deep, Holding Company, Hoops, and Leaving Saturn—winner of a…

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Live performance on a Chicago stage
River North

Why we love it It’s an ultra-stylish, ultra-urban district of sleek art galleries and studios, all tucked away into former warehouse buildings. It’s also home…

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