The Tradition: Civic Dialogue Edition (Paperback)

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  • Winner of Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
  • One of the best-selling poets of 2020
  • 40,000 copies sold of original paperback
  • Philadelphia using The Tradition for city-wide "One Book" reading program, the first time in their history they used a poetry title
  • Jericho extremely active, with abundant interviews and events
  • Supplementary materials include discussion questions developed in collaboration with the Free Library in Philadelphia and an extended interview

About the Author

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for The Tradition, Jericho Brown earned his PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. He is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland. His first book, Please (New Issues), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament, won won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal. Brown is the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781556596421
ISBN-10: 1556596421
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Publication Date: April 26th, 2022
Pages: 96
Language: English