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Natasha Trethewey, photo by Joel Benjamin

Natasha Trethewey

Poet

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Canzani Center Auditorium (map it)

Natasha Trethewey is the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States and the author of four collections of poetry that unites compelling personal imagery with clear-eyed examination of African and African-American history: Domestic Work (2000), Bellocq’s Ophelia (2002), Native Guard (2006)—for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize—and, most recently, Thrall, (2012). Her book of nonfiction, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, appeared in 2010. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others.

This program is free and open to the public. If you would like to support programs like this, please donate any amount online (choose the “exhibitions and visiting artists & scholars” option).

 

Note: Sherry is planning to attend this event so if anyone is interested, please get in touch with her using our teacher contact list.

-Sherry F.

 

 

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