Major Jackson, poet, at Bright Side

Visiting poet, Major Jackson, lead a lively Poetry Paths workshop for 25 youth at Bright Side Opportunities Center this afternoon.

Jackson is the author of Holding Company (2010), Hoops (2006) and 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.

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