Kevin Young

Kevin Young is the new Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He is the author of eleven books of poetry and prose, most recently Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995-2015, longlisted for the National Book Award. His collection Jelly Roll: A Blues was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry. The former curator of Literary Collections & the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University and Charles Howard Candler Professor of Creative Writing & English, Young was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Science in 2016.

Kevin's Current Books:

Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995 - 2015
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