Jericho Brown's first collection of poetry, Please, won the 2009 American Book Award, and his second book, The New Testament, was named one of the best books of 2014 by Library Journal and won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. He has published poems in The Nation, The New Yorker, The New Republic, and Best American Poetry. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the NEA, the Radcliffe Institute, and the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland. He has been a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Hurston Wright Poetry Prize. Brown lives in Atlanta and teaches at Emory.
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