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Poetry at the Center: Jessica Jacobs and Nickole Brown

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The Center for Jewish Civilization, the Doyle Engaging Difference Program, the Women's Center, and Women's and Gender Studies invites you to a conversation with Jessica Jacobs and Nickole Brown.

Jessica Jacobs is the author of Pelvis with Distance, winner of the New Mexico Book Award in Poetry, an Over the Rainbow selection by the American Library Association, and a finalist for the Lambda Literary and Julie Suk Awards. Her chapbook In Whatever Light Left to Us was published by Sibling Rivalry Press and her second full-length collection Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going is forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2019. Jacobs holds an M.F.A. from Purdue University, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of Sycamore Review, and a B.A. from Smith College.

Nickole Brown received her M.F.A. from the Vermont College, studied literature at Oxford University, and was the editorial assistant for the late Hunter S. Thompson. She worked at Sarabande Books for ten years. Currently, she is the Editor for the Marie Alexander Poetry Series and teaches periodically at a number of places, including the Sewanee School of Letters M.F.A. Program, the Great Smokies Writing Program at UNCA, and the Hindman Settlement School. Her published work includes Sister, a novel-in-poems, and Fanny Says, a biography-in-poems.

Light refreshments will be served prior to the event. RSVP is encouraged.

Any person with an accommodation request is welcome to email us at cjcinfo@georgetown.edu. We will try to meet these accommodation requests to the best of our ability.


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