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Collier Brown Poetry Reading at McNeese

January 30, 2018 | McNeese Public Relations

McNeese alumnus Collier Brown will give a free poetry reading at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall at McNeese State University. This reading is sponsored by the McNeese Honors College.

Brown is the author of “Eye, Thus Far, Unplucked” (2017) and is the founding editor of Od Review and editor at 21st Editions. His poems have appeared in journals such as Best New Poets, Rattle and Asheville Poetry Review, as well as in two limited edition photography books, “Moth and Bonelight” (2010) and “To the Wheatlight of June” (2013).

A Louisiana native, Brown earned his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts (poetry) degrees from McNeese. He is working on his doctorate in American studies from Harvard University, where he currently teaches expository writing. He is a Ratcliffe Fellow at Harvard and he has been nominated for a Pushcart award.

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