Midwest Poets Series: Marcus Jackson

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Presented by Rockhurst University at Arrupe Hall Auditorium, Kansas City MO

Nov 14
Midwest Poets Series: Marcus Jackson

The work of the Nov. 14 guest of the Midwest Poets Series, Marcus Jackson, can render reactions from smiles to tears.

He evokes this full range of emotions by using what writer and poet Carl Phillips calls “the clearest language to celebrate the complexity and durability of the human will.” Throughout Jackson’s work, life is distilled but not simplified, an array of fresh details showing us what we’ve missed but won’t any longer.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toledo, Jackson continued his poetry studies as a Cave Canem fellow in New York University’s graduate creative

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Free admission.

Contact: 816-501-4607

Email: cynthia.cartwright@rockhurst.edu

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Book signing and reception will follow the reading.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Arrupe Hall Auditorium

5351 Forest Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110

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    • Wheelchair Access

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