Jericho Brown will spend two days at UConn this spring (March 8 and 9) as the Aetna Writer-in-Residence. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Arts. Brown has written two award winning books of poetry, Please and The New Testament. He is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Emory University.
Six student writers will be selected to participate in one-on-one writing tutorials with Mr. Brown. Students interested in participating should submit a typed 5-page manuscript of poetry to Professor Sean Forbes, English Department, Austin 208. Each manuscript must be accompanied by a cover sheet with the student’s name and all contact information. Manuscripts must be received by Friday, February 26, 2016 for consideration.