Blacksmith House Poetry Series - Major Jackson and Katie Peterson

March 4, 2024

BHPS Major Jackson and Katie Peterson

56 Brattle St
Cambridge MA 02138

March 4, 2024
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Major Jackson reads from Razzle Dazzle: New and Selected Poems 2002–2022, with Katie Peterson, whose latest collection is Fog and Smoke

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Founded in 1973, the award-winning Blacksmith House Poetry Series brings established and emerging writers of poetry and fiction to Harvard Square. In person readings will take place at 56 Brattle on Mondays at 8pm. Admission is $5, tickets are available at the door.

Katie Peterson

Katie Peterson's latest poetry collection is Fog and Smoke (FSG 2024). She has published poems in recent years in the Atlantic, the New Republic, and the New York Review of Books, among other places. She directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of California at Davis, where she is Professor of English.

Major Jackson

Major Jackson is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Razzle Dazzle: New & Selected Poems (2023). A recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, Major Jackson lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University. He serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.