Poet Major Jackson To Speak At MHS

MONTPELIER — Poet Major Jackson visiting Montpelier High School today, Wednesday, March 23.

According to Poetryfoundation.org, “Major Jackson’s books of poems are Holding Company (2010, Norton) and Hoops (2006, Norton), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry, and Leaving Saturn (2002, University of Georgia Press), which was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry.”

Jackson is a professor at University of Vermont and a core faculty member of the Bennington writing seminars.

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