New Collection 2019
ON TUESDAY the writer of 2019’s Scattered Clouds and archivist at UDC’s Felix E. Grant Jazz archives, Reuben Jackson, stopped in for a chat with the DC Public Library’s radio podcast.
Scattered Clouds by Reuben Jackson appears on The Poetry Foundation’s December reading list.
Scattered Clouds by Reuben Jackson recieves a glowing review from Matt Sutherland of Foreword Reviews.
For her recent article in the Washington City Paper, Hannah Grieco interviewed three local DC poets including Reuben Jackson, author of SCATTERED CLOUDS.
Leslie Pietrzyk recently conducted a short interview with poet, Reuben Jackson concerning his newest collection, “Scattered Clouds”
In “Melodic Recollections of Notable Musicians” Reuben spends an hour recalling his adventures and misadventures as curator of the Smithsonian’s Ellington collection. For anyone interested in knowing more about Reuben Jackson and the immense jazz influence in his poetry, this is the place to start.
Reuben Jackson shares a poem, “little man, september 1963” from his upcoming collection “scattered clouds”
In ASP’s first recorded interview, Reuben Jackson talks to Rose Solari about working, living, and writing his newest collection “Scattered Clouds”.
On Tuesday we ran an article featuring two glowing blurbs for Reuben Jackson’s latest poetry collection Scattered Clouds. They came from two young stalwarts of the American poetry community: National Book Award winner, Terrance Hayes, and Maryland’s own Abdul Ali, author of Trouble Sleeping. In honor of Reuben’s devoted following from within the young-blooded poetry vanguard, and for the sake of utilizing his deep insider knowledge of jazz and its many contemporary standouts (Reuben was curator of the Ellington Collection at the Smithsonian for twenty years), we asked Reuben to recommend and comment on three contemporary poets and three contemporary jazz musicians he admires.
What do National Book Award winner, Terrance Hayes, and Poet, Abdul Ali, have to say about Reuben Jackson’s new poetry collection, “Scattered Clouds?”