Midwest Poets Series: Marcus Jackson
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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 creativeView more
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Book signing and reception will follow the reading.
5351 Forest Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110