PBS-TV's Jeffrey Brown Makes The News
Emmy award-winning journalist Jeffrey Brown's first collection of poetry, The News: Poems, was featured on PBS-TV's NewsHour where he also works as the chief correspondent for arts, culture, and society. The interview begins at 0:45:08 and aired on May 13. Brown discussed how his career in news inspired his poetry and read from his collection. The News was released by Copper Canyon Press earlier this month. Brown was also interviewed by USA Today's Susan Page, filling in as host for (NPR)/The Diane Rehm Show on May 18, discussing how poetry can add another dimension to traditional news stories. Brown may even join NPR's Weekend Edition in the near future.
The News: Poems | Jeffrey Brown | 9781556594809 | Copper Canyon Press | $16.00 | 05/05/2015 | Trade Paper | eBook available
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