Poetry Reading: Natasha Trethewey

Poetry Reading: Natasha Trethewey
Wednesday, May 10 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2017
Wednesday, May 10 2017 7:00 PM Wednesday, May 10 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Poetry Reading: Natasha Trethewey Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Pulitzer Prize winner and US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Bennington College

Natasha Trethewey served two terms as the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States (2012-2014). She is the author of four books of poetry: Thrall (Houghton Mifflin, 2012), Native Guard (Houghton Mifflin, 2006), which won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; Bellocq’s Ophelia (Graywolf, 2002); and Domestic Work (Graywolf, 2000). Trethewey is also the author of Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (Georgia, 2010). A memoir is forthcoming in 2017. In 2013 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, she will be joining the faculty at Northwestern University in 2017.