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Kevin Young

Kevin Young is Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library and poetry editor of The New Yorker . He is the former curator of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University. His books of poetry include Brown , Dear Darkness , and Jelly Roll: A Blues . He has previously edited the anthology Blues Poems, Jazz Poems , and, for Library of America, John Berryman: Selected Poems . He will be the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum...See more