Poems

DPIR-Poem-a-Day // Major Jackson

Major Jackson was the 2004 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place. Read his poem, “Urban Renewal XVIII” here.

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jackson.jpgMajor Jackson’s books of poems are Holding Company (2010, Norton) and Hoops (2006, Norton), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry, and Leaving Saturn (2002, University of Georgia Press), which was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. He is a recipient of 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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