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October 24, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall
Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs , a married couple, are both acclaimed poets. Brown graduated from the University of Louisville, and received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of
Sister, Fanny Says, and To Those Who Were Our First Gods.
Jacobs holds an MFA from Perdue University, where she served as editor-in-chief of
and a BA from Smith College. She is the author of
Pelvis with Distance, In Whatever Light Left to Us,
Take Me with You, Wherever You're Going.