Dr. Jericho Brown

Georgia, United States

Member Since: 02/08/2016

Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Arts.   His poems have appeared in The New Republic, The New Yorker, and The Best American Poetry.  His first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award, and his second book, The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best books of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets.  He is an associate professor in English and creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta.



Website: jerichobrown.com

Twitter Username: @jerichobrown


  • Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and English at Emory University (September 2012 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Dillard
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from University of New Orleans
  • Doctoral Degree in Literature & Creative Writing from University of Houston

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's literature , Poetry