Kevin Young reads “Thataway” | The Migration Series Poetry Suite

Presented in conjunction with MoMA’s exhibition “One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North,” the Poetry Suite includes readings of new poems written in response to Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series from 10 highly esteemed contemporary poets, who were selected by poet and essayist Elizabeth Alexander.

Kevin Young is Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, where he is also curator of literary collections at the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library. His most recent book of poetry is “Book of Hours” (Knopf, 2014).

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