What Place Does Beauty Hold: An Interview with Jericho Brown

The poet Jericho Brown talks about his new collection The Tradition and reads from two poems, “After Essex Hemphill” and “Duplex: Cento.”

Jericho Brown reads from “After Essex Hemphill”

Jericho Brown reads from “Duplex: Cento”


Filmed and Recorded by: Kristin Curtis and Tony Yang

About the author

Peter Witzig is a poetry writing student in the MFA program at Columbia University. 

About the author

Shyanne Figueroa Bennett is a native Brooklyn poet and VONA Voices Alumna. She is currently an MFA candidate at Columbia University.

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