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Leave It All Up To Me

Leave It All Up To Me

Major Jackson, Poet • Louis Delsarte, Artist

About the Poet

Major Jackson is the author of "Leaving Saturn" (2002), winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; "Hoops" (2006) and "Holding Company" (2010), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award; and "Roll Deep" (2015). He is poetry editor of The Harvard Review.

About the Artist

Louis Delsarte was a painter, draftsman, muralist, printmaker, and poet. Artists and entertainers from the Harlem Renaissance, along with his knowledge and interest in African-American history and world culture, have served as an inspiration for his art. Delsarte’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions at museums and galleries throughout the United States including the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Delsarte’s work is in numerous public collections including the Carlos Museum at Emory University in Atlanta and the National Gallery of Art in Bermuda.

"Leave It All Up To Me" read by the Poet