Mar 29 Wednesday
"A poem is a gesture toward home.It makes dark demands I call my own."~ from Jericho Brown's "Duplex"
Oklahoma City University's annual Thatcher Hoffman Smith Poetry Series will host public presentations by celebrated poet Jericho Brown on March 29 at 10AM and 8PM
Jericho Brown is winner of the Pulitzer Prize (among his many awards!) and author of four collections of poetry: Please (2008), The New Testament (2014), his Pulitzer-Prize winning book The Tradition (2019) and the new Civic Dialogue Edition of The Tradition (2022). The Civic Dialogue Edition is intended to use his poetry as a spark for "deep and engaging community conversations" about urgent issues in our society today. We encourage YOU to use this book as the basis for conversation in a new or existing book club in anticipation of his visit!
This event will feature Readings and Book Signings at 10AM and 8PM
And a 7PM Open Mic for area poets--bring your work and share!
Kerr-McGee Auditorium, OCU Meinders School of BusinessNW 27th & N. McKinley--free parking in the lots around the buildingBooks will be available for purchase on site from our friends at Full Circle Book Store
ALWAYS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Apr 01 Saturday
On Saturday, April 1 at 3:00 p.m. author E. Joe Brown will visit Full Circle Bookstore to sign his new historical novel A Cowboy’s Destiny. This is the first in a series of historical novels based in Oklahoma. The book is about a young cowboy’s dream of being the best at a world-famous ranch. His dream is tested by something he never expected: his love for a married woman.