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The New York Times Publishes New Work by UVM Professor, Poet and Guggenheim Fellow

T, The New York Times’ style magazine, features a new poem by Major Jackson, Richard Dennis Green and Gold Professor of English. “On Cocoa Beach” is paired with an ink drawing by painter Alex Katz, a seagull that “evokes romance and carefree optimism -- the kind of transportive emotion he finds in a poem by (Jackson).” View the works and listen to Jackson read...