Today's poem is "Neanderthal"
from The News

Copper Canyon Press

Jeffrey Brown is the Chief Correspondent for Arts, Culture, and Society at PBS the NewsHour. He has interviewed artists and writers in addition to reporting from the field. His work has taken him all over the world, from Haiti to Myanmar as he searches for the connections between news and poetry. He is the creator and host of “Art Beat,” which is the NewsHour’s online arts and culture blog. As a producer and a correspondent, his work has earned him an Emmy, five Cine Golden Eagle Awards, and other honors. In 2014, he traveled across the country with Natasha Trethewey, former Poet Laureate of the United States, for the PBS NewsHour special poetry series “Where Poetry Lives.” He lives in Washington, D.C.

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"The News is more than a venture into art by someone prominent in another field. In these poems, an unconventional subject for poetry is dealt with from within, by a real poet."
—Robert Pinsky

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