January 26, 2016

J. Chester Johnson at Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church, NYC, February 25th, 2016

J. Chester Johnson read his published poetry and talked about his life and work, including, among other things, his writings on the American Civil Rights Movement (several of his writings on the subject now appear in the J. Chester Johnson Collection of the Civil Rights Archives at Queens College – NYC) and his work with W. H. Auden as the two poets on the drafting committee for the retranslation of the Psalms, which version is now contained in the current Episcopal Book of Common Prayer. His presentation took place on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 25th, 2016 at 6:30PM in the Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church, 90th St. and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, NYC.


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