Major Jackson

Major Jackson is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently The Absurd Man (Norton, 2020). He is the editor of Best American Poetry 2019, the Library of America’s Countee Cullen: Collected Poems and Renga for Obama: An Occasional Poem. A recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation, he is the Richard A. Dennis Professor of English and University Distinguished Professor at the University of Vermont.