Visiting poet, Major Jackson, lead a lively Poetry Paths workshop for 25 youth at Bright Side Opportunities Center this afternoon.
Jackson is the author ofÂ Holding Company (2010),Â Hoops (2006) andÂ Leaving Saturn (2002) and is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the Richard Dennis Green and Gold Professor at the University of Vermont and a core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars. He serves as the poetry editor of the Harvard Review. Jackson participated in the 2003 Emerging Writers Festival at Franklin & Marshall College.