Harvard Review Poetry Editor Major Jackson at Stony Brook Southampton
Stony Brook Univ. Southampton, Radio Lounge, Southampton,
Harvard Review Poetry Editor Major Jackson
will be the first guest to speak at
Writers Speak Wednesdays
Wednesday, February 13, 7:00pm
Radio lounge, 2nd floor of Chancellors Hall
Stonybrook at Southampton Campus
239 Montauk Highway
Major Jackson, whose volume of poetry Leaving Saturn was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, will be the first guest in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings open to the public at Stony Brook Southampton.
In addition to Leaving Saturn, Jackson is the author of two other volumes of poetry: Holding Company and Hoops. He is the Richard Dennis Green & Gold Professor at the University of Vermont and poetry editor of The Harvard Review.
Other writers scheduled for the series include: Alfred A. Knopf senior editor Robin Desser interviewed by former New Yorker fiction editor Dan Menaker, February 20; screenwriter Bill Collage in conversation with Screenwriting Conference Director Annette Handley Chandler, February 27; author Alexandra Styron, March 6; author Benjamin Anastas, March 13; author Alice Mattison, April 3; middle-grade and young adult author Maryrose Wood in conversation with Children’s Literature Conference Director Emma Walton Hamilton, April 10; New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman interviewed by Dan Menaker, April 17; and author Elissa, April 24.
For more information, call 631-632-5287 or visit www.stonybrook.edu/mfa. On Facebook, visit Writers Speak Wednesdays; to follow on Twitter, @WritersSpeakWed.