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Ben Read reads "The Tradition" by Jericho Brown

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Ben Read is a rising junior at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where he studies comparative literature. He works as an editor for the Reed College Quest and he coordinates the Visiting Writers Series as an assistant to the English department. Outside of his work as a student, he writes poetry, plays basketball, and dances tango. 

 

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.